One entry found for defy.
Main Entry: de·fy
Pronunciation: di-primarystressfimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): de·fied; de·fy·ing
1 : to challenge to do something considered impossible : DARE <the magician defied the audience to explain the trick>
2 : to refuse boldly to obey or to yield to : DISREGARD <defy public opinion>
3 : to resist attempts at : WITHSTAND, BAFFLE <a scene that defies description>
- de·fi·er /-primarystressfimacr(-schwa)r/ noun

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