Synonyms of defiant in English:

defiant


See definition of defiant

adjective

1‘he is defiant in the face of critics’

SYNONYMS

intransigent, resistant, obstinate, uncooperative, non-compliant, recalcitrant, confrontational, challenging

aggressive, belligerent, pugnacious, bellicose, combative, ready for a fight, antagonistic, hostile

obstreperous, truculent, dissenting, argumentative, quarrelsome, contentious, disobedient, insubordinate, subversive, rebellious, mutinous

informal feisty, spoiling for a fight

British informal stroppy, bolshie

North American informal scrappy

archaic contumacious

ANTONYMS

apologetic, cooperative