Translation of defiant in Spanish:


desafiante, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈfaɪənt/ /dɪˈfʌɪənt/

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    (attitude/tone/answer) desafiante
    (person) rebelde
    • Croydon continued to press but the Oxted defence remained in a defiant mood.
    • It was a last defiant gesture of a man awarded medals for serving his country in Malaya.
    • There is a defiant resistance under way all over the world, and we would do well to join it.
    • The children's facial expressions range from defiant to aggressive, from stoical to shy.
    • They can be cautious and indecisive, but also reactive, defiant and rebellious.
    • Many of the pickets were young, and were experiencing their first strike. The mood was defiant.
    • Her eyes flashed and she tossed back her hair in an attractively defiant gesture.
    • Bosses hope many of the jobs will be lost through voluntary redundancies but the mood on the shop floor is defiant.
    • This incident catapulted the opposition into more open and defiant resistance.
    • Even his defiant courage is an in-character refusal to repent or seek redemption.
    • I like to think that the sprightly wit and defiant attitude are typical of McCay himself.
    • He was defiant, telling them they'd have to earn their money through performance.
    • But, defiant as ever, he is willing to make that sacrifice and believes his time is now
    • There were loud boos, punctuated by occasional defiant claps from isolated guests.
    • No lyricist has ever so articulately voiced the defiant, self-aware misery of adolescence.
    • Most people are just trying to sit and occupy a piece of pavement while holding a defiant peace sign in the air.
    • In the same defiant way, she decided not to let it rest when she was prescribed a drug she was convinced was inappropriate.
    • His nose is still the defiant beak it was when I first met him, when we were both thirteen and bullied at a new and ghastly school.