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anti-vax Syllabification: an·ti-vax
Pronunciation: /ˌan(t)ēˈvaks/ /ˌan(t)īˈvaks/

Definition of anti-vax in English:


US informal
Opposed to vaccination: anti-vax parents
More example sentences
  • A recent focus group showed that parents were more likely to accept information about vaccines when the source was other parents than if the information came from authorities, thus illustrating the power of anti-vax groups run by parents.
  • My co-author and I would love to help parents understand why anti-vax claims are wrong.
  • One doctor isn't afraid to point a finger right at the anti-vax movement.


1990s: from anti- + vax.

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