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anti-Semite

[ an-tee-sem-ahyt, an-tahy- or, especially British, -see-mahyt ]
/ ˌæn tiˈsɛm aɪt, ˌæn taɪ- or, especially British, -ˈsi maɪt /
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noun

a person who discriminates against or is prejudiced or hostile toward Jews.

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Origin of anti-Semite

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM anti-Semite

an·ti-Se·mit·ic [an-tee-suh-mit-ik, an-tahy-], /ˌæn ti səˈmɪt ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/, adjectivean·ti-Se·mit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-Semite

anti-Semite

noun

a person who persecutes or discriminates against Jews

Derived forms of anti-Semite

anti-Semitism, noun
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