anticlassical

adjective

an·​ti·​clas·​si·​cal
ˌan-tē-ˈkla-si-kəl,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anticlassical (audio)
variants or anti-classical
: opposing or hostile toward classical music, art, etc.
an anticlassical style

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anticlassical was in 1806

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Cite this Entry

“Anticlassical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anticlassical. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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