antirally

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ rally

Adjective[edit]

antirally (comparative more antirally, superlative most antirally)

  1. Opposing a rally.
    • 2001, Ty Cashion, Jesús F. de la Teja, The human tradition in Texas (page 206)
      The antirally demonstrators broke windows and forced their way into the building as the terrified audience fled in the opposite direction.
    • 2009 May 3, Robbie Brown, “A Motorcycle Rally Revs Up, Though It’s No Longer Welcome”, in New York Times[1]:
      After years of complaints from local residents about noise, violence and indecency, the City Council adopted a series of antirally laws last fall in the hope of driving away the 500,000 motorcyclists who roar into this coastal town of 24,000 people every May. Mayor John Rhodes has declared the rally officially and permanently canceled.