anti-vaxxer | Definition of anti-vaxxer in US English by Oxford Dictionaries

anti-vaxxer

Definition of anti-vaxxer in US English:

anti-vaxxer

(also anti-vaxer)

NOUN

informal 

  • A person who is opposed to vaccination, typically a parent who does not wish to vaccinate their child.

    ‘experts say several diseases that are avoidable are making a comeback due to anti-vaxxers who refuse to vaccinate their kids’
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Origin

Early 21st century: from anti-vax.

Pronunciation

anti-vaxxer

/ˌan(t)īˈvaksər/

Source: anti-vaxxer | Definition of anti-vaxxer in US English by Oxford Dictionaries

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