1. a daring or bold resistance to authority or to any opposing force.
2. open disregard; contempt (often fol. by of ): defiance of danger; His refusal amounted to defiance.
3. a challenge to meet in combat or in a contest.
We will go out on a limb and say 100% of us have dealt with a defiant child in one way or another. That means some of us know how to deal with this issue. We would love to hear how you lived through the storm.