antivax

or an·ti-vax

[ an-tee-vaks, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvæks, ˌæn taɪ- /

adjective Informal: Disparaging.

of, relating to, or noting people, especially parents of young children, who distrust or are against vaccination: the antivax movement.

Nearby words

  1. antitussive,
  2. antitwilight arch,
  3. antitype,
  4. antiunion,
  5. antiutopia,
  6. antivaxxer,
  7. antivenin,
  8. antiviral,
  9. antiviral protein,
  10. antivirus

Origin of antivax

1990–95; anti- + vax (shortening and alteration of vaccination)

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