Definition of "defiant" []

  • Marked by defiance; boldly resisting. (adjective)
  • Marked by resistance or bold opposition, as to authority; challenging (adjective)

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Use "defiant" in a sentence
  • "Moqlah sneered back, his expression defiant despite the pain that Garrovick knew must be racking his body."
  • "A Syria-based satellite television station, which rebel leaders allege received millions of dollars from the former regime, broadcasts audio messages from what it describes as a defiant Col."
  • "Ms. ROSE: He was defiant from the beginning to the end."