Definition Of rebellious


showing a desire to resist authority, control, or convention.

young people with a rebellious streak

Example Of rebellious

  • Although Hannibal's army consisted of men of various races, they were never rebellious because they feared their leader.

  • Although the effect was supposed to be reserved and dignified, his wig was slipping, revealing a few rebellious black hairs beneath it.

  • And if you file this under, I don't know, rebellious against authority or something, well, it is, yes.

  • As a teenager, Kureishi responded to the racist taunts by immersing himself in rock music and nurturing his rebellious streak.

  • At the same time, the province of Songkhla, which had been rebellious since 1678, was placed under French control.

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