Origin of public enemy
Words nearby public enemy
How to use public enemy in a sentence
In his usual dark suit and striped tie, speaking comfortably from notes, the president branded Americans’ rising tide of drug abuse “public enemy number one.”The War on Drugs turns 50 today. It’s time to make peace.|David Farber|June 17, 2021|Washington Post
In other words, you can be a public enemy for bad conduct but it’s often the receipts that do you in.Matt Gaetz Gets Headlines for the Scandals. He Should Worry About the Receipts|Philip Elliott|April 2, 2021|TIme
In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared drugs to be “public enemy number one” and launched a “war on drugs” that continues today.Oregon Just Decriminalized All Drugs – Here’s Why Voters Passed This Groundbreaking Reform|LGBTQ-Editor|December 10, 2020|No Straight News
When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
But the enemy of the new emirs is neither the Jew nor the Christian, it is the godless militant defending secularism.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
As such it is now presented to the public for whatever meed of praise or censure it is found to deserve.
In this situation we waited the motion of the enemy, without perceiving any advancement they made towards us.
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Many of these have been seen in the Corcoran Art Gallery and in other public exhibitions.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement