rebellious streak

Definition of rebellious streak

  1. :  an inclination to disobey He's always had a rebellious streak.

Word by Word Definitions

rebelliousplay
  1. :  given to or engaged in rebellion

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a rebel or rebellion

    :  resisting treatment or management :  refractory

streakplay
  1. :  a line or mark of a different color or texture from the ground :  stripe

    :  the color of the fine powder of a mineral obtained by scratching or rubbing against a hard white surface and constituting an important distinguishing character

    :  inoculum implanted in a line on a solid medium

  1. :  to make streaks on or in

    :  to move swiftly :  rush

    :  to have a streak (as of winning or outstanding performances)


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