Definition of Rebel Without a Cause from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Rebel Without a Cause

 
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the US film (1955) which made James Dean famous. He plays a young person who resists his parents' authority and gets into trouble with the police. Many US parents were shocked by the film because it showed children from good families who were not satisfied with their comfortable and respectable style of life.