[ an-tee-uh-mer-i-kuh n, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti əˈmɛr ɪ kən, ˌæn taɪ- /


opposed or hostile to the United States of America, its people, its principles, or its policies.


an anti-American person.

Origin of anti-American

1765–75, Americanism, in sense “anticolonial”; anti- + American

OTHER WORDS FROM anti-American

an·ti-A·mer·i·can·ism, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for anti-american



opposed to anything of or relating to the United States of America
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