Definition of counterprotest
- A rally … got heated Saturday afternoon. Police stepped in to help de-escalate tensions after a counterprotest emerged …
- —Colleen MacDonald
counterprotesterplay \ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌprō-ˌte-stər\ or counter-protester noun, plural counterprotesters or counter-protesters
- Standing near the back of the crowd at yesterday's rally were about a dozen counterprotesters …
- —Sue Young Wilson
- Nazis may still march, but they are inevitably outnumbered by counter-protesters.
- —Ellis Cose