Translation of "defiant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /dɪˈfaɪ.ənt/ us /dɪˈfaɪ.ənt/

proudly refusing to obey authority

a defiant attitude/gesture 挑衅的态度/姿态
The protesters blocking the entrance to the offices remained defiant this morning. 堵在办公室入口的抗议者今天早晨态度依然强硬。

not willing to accept criticism or disapproval

The CEO was in a defiant mood as she entered the boardroom. 首相在下议院听不进不同意见。
defiantly adverb uk /dɪˈfaɪ.ə us /dɪˈfaɪ.ə

A group of prisoners stood on the roof, defiantly waving banners. 一群囚犯站在屋顶上挥舞旗帜并投掷石块进行对抗。

(Translation of “defiant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)