Definition of defiant
Examples of defiant in a sentence
He's taken a defiant stand on the issue.
the defiant puppy refused to let go of the football
Origin and Etymology of defiant
Middle French, from Old French, present participle of defier to defy
First Known Use: 1583
DEFIANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of defiant for English Language Learners
: refusing to obey something or someone : full of defiance
DEFIANT Defined for Kids
Definition of defiant for Students
: showing a willingness to resist … the boy had not run but stood still and defiant … — William H. Armstrong, Sounder
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