anti-welfare

adjective
an·​ti-wel·​fare | \ ˌan-tē-ˈwel-ˌfer How to pronounce anti-welfare (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antiwelfare

Definition of anti-welfare

: opposed to or hostile toward government welfare programs anti-welfare sentiment anti-welfare rhetoric

First Known Use of anti-welfare

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-welfare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-welfare. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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