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disapproval of social system, politics and lifestyle in the usa.
to criticize specific aspects of american politics or society isn't anti-americanism. if so, every politician would be anti-american... sounds logical, ehh?!
by marc l. December 09, 2003
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1) Real anti-Americans are those that hate the United States to the point where they are willing to perform acts of treason and/or terrorism. (To state the blatantly obvious, see Osama bin Laden. I hate myself)
2) Those who have been labeled anti-American for disagreeing with the policies of the government and the President. (At the risk of sounding partisan, Michael Moore. I think he really does love the U.S.)
1) Why did I have to pander and say bin Laden... why?
2) Just because you love America doesn't mean you can't be ashamed of it.
by Moses September 14, 2004
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In the UK, an anti-American is one whose outlook is generally opposed to US foreign policy, but who is not stupid enough to despise Americans as a consequence.

This stance is commonly mistaken (largely by the idiots in charge of US foreign policy) as being "anti-American"; however, just as it is quite reasonable to hate Justin Timberlake and still love music, it is easy to see how one may dissociate the US government and the American people - especially since the former was not even elected by the latter.

A minority here actually ARE anti-American as a result of US foreign policy, but they are ill-educated buffoons, and can be disregarded.
That Bush - what a total wanker. My mate Bill from Seattle agrees with me completely. Call me anti-American if you must...
by Mozzer September 12, 2004
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one who is against America and the American people - nowadays synonymous with 'American' (like flammable and inflammable)
that guy is an anti-American
by Monkey_Guy September 14, 2004
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tradesmen defined anti-american as:

"To be against America or Americans."

What exactly does that mean? To be against America. In what aspect?

I live here, I was born here, I pay taxes. I don't plan to move. I like it here.

Since I live here and I like it here, would you consider me pro-American?
Tool: You anti-American liberals are commies.
Educated Person: Look up what communism means before you start going off blindly.
by StartsWithW December 20, 2009
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1. From the viewpoint of a true Average American, an Anti-American is one who hates absolutely everything about the country. The people, the culture, the government, everything. Usually hates Americans who've never hated different cultures and/or countries in the first place.

2. From the viewpoint of a Ultra-Conservative American, an Anti-American is one who does not agree with the policies of the Bush Administration.

1. Anti-American: "You people have no culture! You're based on senseless bloodshed for 300 years! You go over to Iraq for oil so you can consume, just like you to your McDonald's hamburgers. You don't know culture if it hit you. You take from every other culture and call it your own! You had 9/11 coming to you. Such an inferior culture deserves an action against them."

Average American: "Last time I checked, many European countries took over continents and killed off civilizations and tribes, including tribes in Africa and the Mayans and Aztecs in South America. You all took over areas in Africa and South America, India, and China and called it your own. We are the result of your European Imperialism. Now, even though we shouldn't be in Iraq, it's safe to say that what we have done is very mild to what many European countries have done already in the past."

2. Anti-American: "Your country is alright, but Bush needs to get out of office. Also, maybe America should pull out Iraq, it's not solving anything."

Ultra-Conservative American: "Shut the hell up, you French snotty-nosed bastard! We are the world's best country and don't you forget it! USA! USA!"
by mhavas703 November 29, 2007
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