anti-welfare

adjective an·ti-wel·fare \ ˌan-tē-ˈwel-ˌfer , 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

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