Definition of "antiwar" []

  • Opposed to war or to a particular war: antiwar protests; an antiwar candidate. (adjective)
  • Opposed to war (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "antiwar" in a sentence
  • "Edmond Morgan, an emeritus professor of history who was Ellis's thesis adviser, also expressed surprise at the notion that his friend was involved in antiwar activities."
  • "GOP Rep. "Mean Jean" Schmidt -- the woman whose claim to fame is that she called antiwar John Murtha a "coward" on the House floor -- has hung on to win reelection after facing a fierce challenge from Dem Victoria Wulsin."
  • "Peace is not fashionable these days, and the word antiwar has been reduced to an adjective that is used primarily in combination with nouns such as “traitor” or “clown.”"