angry young man Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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angry young mannoun [C]

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a ​young man who is not ​satisfied with ​people in ​authority and ​expressesstrongopinions about themAngry Young Men specialized literature a ​group of ​youngmalewriters in the UK in the 1950s who did not ​respectpeople in ​authority and ​wrote in a ​critical way about the ​society of the ​time
(Definition of angry young man from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “angry young man”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对当局宣泄强烈不满的愤怒青年…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對當局宣洩強烈不滿的)憤怒青年…
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