Definition of defiant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

defiant

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//dɪˈfaɪənt//
 
 
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openly refusing to obey someone or something, sometimes in an aggressive way a defiant teenager The terrorists sent a defiant message to the government.Word Familydefy verbdefiance noundefiant adjective
 
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