[ an-tee-i-stab-lish-muh nt, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti ɪˈstæb lɪʃ mənt, ˌæn taɪ- /


opposed to or working against the existing power structure or mores, as of society or government: Antiestablishment candidates promised to disband the army, Congress, and the cabinet if elected.

Nearby words

  1. antidune,
  2. antielectron,
  3. antiemetic,
  4. antienergistic,
  5. antienzyme,
  6. antiestablishmentarian,
  7. antiestablishmentarianism,
  8. antiestrogen,
  9. antietam,
  10. antifascist

Origin of antiestablishment

First recorded in 1955–60; anti- + establishment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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