Origin of un-American
OTHER WORDS FROM un-Americanun-A·mer·i·can·ism, noun
Words nearby un-American
How to use un-American in a sentence
Fluoride first entered an American water supply through a rather inelegant technocratic scheme.
Have you looked around the American Dental Association website for an explanation of how fluoridation actually works?
The best comparison here for an American audience is, well, Internet stuff.
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
Sadly, it appears the American press often doesn't need any outside help when it comes to censoring themselves.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We prefer the American volume of Hochelaga to the Canadian one, although both are highly interesting.
We can readily see how this might have been, from numerous experiments made with both American and European varieties.
He was in early life a shipcarpenter, and subsequently American consul at Antwerp.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The difficulty of educating handlers of bills in distant places as to American credits.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
But you are English, or you are American; and men of those countries never misunderstand a woman, even if she is in trouble.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for un-American
Derived forms of un-Americanun-Americanism, noun
Cultural definitions for un-American
A term used, primarily by extreme conservatives, to attack principles or practices considered to be at odds with the values of most Americans. Many object to the use of the term on the grounds that it is vague, shortsighted, and intolerant.