antisocial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “antisocial” in the English Dictionary

"antisocial" in British English

See all translations

antisocialadjective

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈsəʊ.ʃəl/  us   /-t̬iˈsoʊ-/
C1 harmful to ​society: antisocial behaviour Increasingly, ​smoking is ​regarded as an antisocial ​habit.C1 often ​avoidingspendingtime with other ​people: I ​hope they won't ​think I'm antisocial if I don't ​join them in the ​bar.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

antisocially
adverb uk   us   /-i/
(Definition of antisocial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"antisocial" in American English

See all translations

antisocialadjective

 us   /ˌæn·tiˈsoʊ·ʃəl, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
harmful to ​society: Some ​criticsargued that ​movies caused antisocial ​behavior. Antisocial also ​means not ​wanting to ​spendtime with or be ​friendly with other ​people: If you don’t ​hang out with ​yourfriends, they’ll ​consider you ​weird and antisocial.
(Definition of antisocial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of antisocial?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“antisocial” in British English

More meanings of “antisocial”

Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More