anti-tax

adjective
an·​ti-tax | \ ˌan-tē-ˈtaks How to pronounce anti-tax (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antitax

Definition of anti-tax

: opposing taxes : favoring the reduction or elimination of taxes a vocal anti-tax activist the antitax coalition

First Known Use of anti-tax

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-tax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-tax. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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