adjective an·ti–spend·ing \¦an-tī-¦spen-diŋ, ¦an-tē-\
variants: less commonly


Definition of anti–spending

  1. :  characterized by or expressing opposition to government spending … the anti-spending attitudes of the anti-government monetarists … — Herbert Stein, Wall Street Journal, 30 Nov. 1976

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Origin and Etymology of anti–spending

1anti- + spending

First Known Use: 1937

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a trip made at another's expense

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