Translation of "defiant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk 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 Prime Minister was in defiant mood in the House of Commons. 首相在下议院听不进不同意见。
defiantly uk us /dɪˈfaɪ.ə adverb

A group of prisoners stood on the roof, defiantly waving banners and throwing stones. 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)