Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by defiance, or bold opposition or antagonism; challenging.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of defiance; bold; insolent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Defying.
  • adjective Boldly resisting opposition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective boldly resisting authority or an opposing force

Etymologies

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French défiant, from the verb défier

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