Definition of anti-vaxxer in English:

anti-vaxxer

noun

(also anti-vaxer)
informal
  • A person who is opposed to vaccination.

    • ‘experts say several diseases that are avoidable are making a comeback due to anti-vaxxers who refuse to vaccinate their kids’
    • ‘I see you're also an anti-vaxxer and deny anthropogenic global warming.’
    • ‘I am a huge fan of science-based medicine with no patience and very little tolerance for the type of anti-vaxxers who -- despite the overwhelming landslide of evidence to the contrary -- still think that the MMR vaccination causes autism.’
    • ‘I'm not quite sure if that position is more or less bizarre than simply being an anti-vaxxer.’
    • ‘A decade ago thimerosal was removed from the childhood vaccines that anti-vaxxers claimed were causing autism.’
    • ‘Despite the anti-vaxxers, vaccines are still a pillar of government policy.’
    • ‘Those of us who are scientists are just as appalled by the anti-vaxxers as anyone.’
    • ‘Does anyone know if antivaxxers also abstain from taking other medicine?’
    • ‘In the last few years, I have noticed that derision towards anti-vaxxers has grown.’
    • ‘Not all outbreaks can be linked to anti-vaxxers, but some definitely have been.’

Pronunciation

anti-vaxxer

/ˌan(t)ēˈvaksər/ /ˌæn(t)iˈvæksər/ /ˌan(t)īˈvaksər/ /ˌæn(t)aɪˈvæksər/

Origin

Early 21st century from anti-vax.