antiwhite

adjective
an·​ti·​white | \ ˌan-tē-ˈ(h)wīt, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antiwhite (audio) \

Definition of antiwhite

: opposed to or hostile toward white people

Examples of antiwhite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hate crimes in the U.S. rose about 6% last year, fueled by an increase in anti-Asian, anti-Black and antiwhite incidents, according to FBI statistics released Monday, reaching levels not seen in more than a decade. Aruna Viswanatha, WSJ, 30 Aug. 2021 The lone remaining anti-statue vote, who did not face re-election, was Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy, who recently had to leave his high-school teaching job over a history of bigoted, antiwhite tweets. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, 18 Aug. 2017 This awkward concept of antiwhite discrimination now plays itself out in campus rebellions against white nationalist speakers at schools. Lincoln Anthony Blades, Teen Vogue, 20 July 2017

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First Known Use of antiwhite

1867, in the meaning defined above

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14 Sep 2021

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“Antiwhite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antiwhite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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