yellow-dog

adjective
yel·​low-dog | \ ˌye-lō-ˈdȯg How to pronounce yellow-dog (audio) , -lə-ˈdȯg \

Definition of yellow-dog

2 : of or relating to opposition to trade unionism or a labor union

First Known Use of yellow-dog

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Yellow-dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow-dog. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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