antirent

[ an-tee-rent, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈrɛnt, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective

noting or pertaining to a political party (1839–47) in New York that opposed the payment of rents to patroons.

Origin of antirent

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; anti- + rent1

Related forms

an·ti·rent·er, nounan·ti·rent·ism, noun
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