against one's advice

idiom

Definition of against one's advice

: despite the fact that one has advised someone not to (do something) Against my advice, she quit her job.

Learn More about against one's advice

Statistics for against one's advice

Cite this Entry

“Against one's advice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/against%20one%27s%20advice. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

Comments on against one's advice

What made you want to look up against one's advice? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!