1. [syn: rebelliously, contumaciously, defiantly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Defiant \De*fi"ant\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]fiant, p. pr. of d['e]fier.
Full of defiance; bold; insolent; as, a defiant spirit or
In attitude stern and defiant. --Longfellow.
-- De*fi"ant*ly, adv. -- De*fi"ant*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in a rebellious manner; "he rejected her words
rebelliously" [syn: rebelliously, contumaciously,