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opposed to or working against the existing power structure or mores, as of society or government:
Antiestablishment candidates promised to disband the army, Congress, and the cabinet if elected.
Contemporary Examples

To Republicans, Palin projects the image of everywoman as antiestablishment warrior.
How Old Hickory Haunts the Election David Reynolds October 24, 2008

Uncle Moe, an antiestablishment hippie with an inherent distrust of institutions, shepherds Gracie on her quest.
Tom Robbins Meets the Beer Fairy Lizzie Stark April 27, 2009


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