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a person who discriminates against or is prejudiced or hostile toward Jews.
Contemporary Examples

A couple of weeks ago it was Bret Stephens flat-out calling Hagel an anti-Semite for using the term “Jewish lobby” in 2008.
Another Evidence-Free Israel Attack Against Hagel Peter Beinart January 1, 2013

Send us Hagel and we will make sure every American knows he is an anti-Semite.
Republican Senate Aide Calls Hagel Anti-Semitic Ali Gharib December 13, 2012

Take, for example, the Hungarian anti-Semite I met on Sunday in a Budapest pub.
ADL List Features Jews As Passive Objects Raphael Magarik December 13, 2012

I reserve the term “anti-Semite,” like the term “anti-Israel,” for those bigots who deserve it.
Hagel: Not An Anti-Semite, Just A Slob Gil Troy December 18, 2012

One New York Times columnist, Thomas Friedman, has called the claim that Hagel is an anti-Semite “disgusting.”
Chuck Hagel Accusers Who Allege Anti-Semitism Getting Pushback Peter Beinart January 13, 2013

Historical Examples

From the beginning the hand of the anti-Semite was flagrant in the new sensation.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 Various

It tears at the roofs as if it were an anti-Semite, and the roofs, Jews.
Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz

But as she was an anti-Semite with a sense of humour she admitted that the remedy was a slow one and difficult to enforce.
Home Life in Germany Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

The Conservatives, hoping to win votes, even adopted an anti-Semite clause in their programme.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8 Various

But when it comes to calling me an anti-Semite, it is obvious you are not in a fit state to continue this interview.
Ghetto Comedies Israel Zangwill

a person who persecutes or discriminates against Jews

1881, see anti-Semitism.


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