un-American

adjective
un-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌən-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce un-American (audio) \

Definition of un-American

: not American : not characteristic of or consistent with American customs, principles, or traditions

First Known Use of un-American

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Un-American.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/un-American. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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