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Against the establishment or established authority:‘they are anti-establishment and eccentric, with a wilful disregard for convention’
- ‘She said Kabbalah is ‘incredibly punk rock’ and anti-establishment.’
- ‘Its writers are clearly anti-establishment and spare no one, whether they are powerful political figures, prima donna actresses or influential actors.’
- ‘A small group of recreation advocates are working at establishing an Iqaluit fitness society and anti-establishment gym.’
- ‘I have noticed that for some people it is more important to be anti-establishment… or be a maverick… or be a Jim Morrison than to do what they want.’
- ‘These clerics often sided with the state and received some type of annuity, while clerics at the bottom of the religious hierarchy espoused anti-establishment sentiment.’
- ‘Just at the point when it can start to claim establishment credentials, it faces an anti-establishment mood among the electorate.’
- ‘This episode deals with the psychiatry of the Sixties, the rejection of Freud and the growth of the anti-establishment, which might sound worthy until I tell you this story.’
- ‘Especially a musician who has had a consistently anti-establishment message for the past 20 years and has probably only made enough to live?’
- ‘It's one between establishment and anti-establishment factions.’
- ‘Essential to being anti-establishment is having a very clear understanding of the establishment itself.’
- ‘The works on display ranged from journalistic and documentary work to alternative and anti-establishment fine-art practices.’
- ‘But I am surprised, I must admit, that a lot of anti-establishment types seemingly want to join the establishment.’
- ‘Almost all of them were at pains to make clear, though, that they'd been drummed out in short order, because they were either too cool for campfires or too anti-establishment for the uniform.’
- ‘The transgressive character of the prose poem emerges here as a natural expression of the Language poets' anti-establishment impulse.’
- ‘Without them even knowing, the anti-establishment was rapidly becoming the establishment.’
- ‘That old argument also resurfaces - is it possible to be anti-establishment when you're part of the damn establishment to start with?’
- ‘A mixture of anger, anti-establishment irreverence and workers' solidarity is documented by the 145 banners collected by the City of Edinburgh.’
- ‘Some worry that none of the contenders can stop Dean's anti-establishment candidacy, prompting speculation that high-profile alternatives may join the race.’
- ‘Christine Tamblyn characterized DeMichiel as an example of an anti-establishment deconstructionist and as a collagist.’
- ‘But that very same appeal was anti-establishment, and that's why among many Arab officials, he was seen as a dangerous man.’
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