Definition of defiant in English:

defiant

Syllabification: de·fi·ant
Pronunciation: /diˈfīənt
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

defiantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • The piece is defiantly unglossy in both subject matter and execution: it reads less like a letter than a charge sheet.
  • In the distance looms the Kirk O'Shotts, its grey stone walls standing defiantly against a bare landscape.
  • Paul, determined to sound brave and tough, raises his head defiantly.

Origin

late 16th century: from French défiant or directly from defiance.

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