anti-tarnish

adjective

an·​ti-tar·​nish ˌan-tē-ˈtär-nish How to pronounce anti-tarnish (audio)
ˌan-tī-
variants or less commonly antitarnish
: designed to check or prevent the accumulation of tarnish
storing silver in an anti-tarnish bag
anti-tarnish cloths

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-tarnish was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-tarnish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-tarnish. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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