De*fi"ant (?), a. [Cf. F. d'efiant, p. pr. of d'efier. See Defy.]

Full of defiance; bold; insolent; as, a defiant spirit or act.

In attitude stern and defiant. Longfellow.

-- De*fi"ant*ly, adv. -- De*fi"ant*ness, n.

 

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