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Definition of malcontent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

malcontent

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌmælkənˈtɛnt//
 
[usually plural] (formal) (disapproving)
 
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a person who is not satisfied with a situation and who complains about it, or causes trouble in order to change it The strike was engineered by a handful of malcontents.
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