Origin of incumbent
Related formsin·cum·bent·ly, adverban·ti-in·cum·bent, adjective, nounnon·in·cum·bent, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for anti-incumbent
The anti-incumbent narrative likewise failed last night, as Kentucky Democrat Beshear was easily reelected.
And independents, the most anti-incumbent, are leaning heavily Republican, 53 percent to 33 percent.
It would be quite the irony if the anti-incumbent tide catches the governor in its undertow.
The anti-incumbent wave in American politics has made looking for votes this fall like looking for water in the Arizona desert.
But Perry rushed to her right flank, trying to tie her to Washington in an anti-incumbent year.
British Dictionary definitions for anti-incumbent
Derived Formsincumbently, adverb
Word Origin for incumbent
Culture definitions for anti-incumbent
One who holds a public office. By virtue of their experience in office, their exposure to the public, and their ability to raise campaign funds, incumbents usually have a significant advantage over opponents if they choose to run for reelection.