anti-authority

anti-authority

adj
demonstrating a rejection of authority
Translations

anti-authority

[ˈæntɪɔːˈθɒrɪtɪ] ADJ [speeches, attitude] → antiautoritario, contestatario
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But the kids just don't understand why we old-fart baby boomers keep droning on about how it was all so much better when we carried the anti-authority flag, because we really knew how to "stick it to the man," man.
It is the feel-good, relativist, anti-authority fashions of the ``progressive'' left, and their mouthpieces in the pro-Democratic Party teacher unions, that have brought America's schools to their lowest ebb in the nation's history, depriving children of the poor - who lack the access of their liberal betters to private education - of the most necessary tools to fulfill the American Dream.
Kate's dad is an old Vietnam vet and an anti-authority survivalist.
Morrison's mysteries:Jim morrison regarded himself as anti-authority but his father was an admiral.
Dr Potter said: 'There is a trend of people becoming anti-authority in this way and this is another example.
His lone supporter is Sgt `Hondo' Harrelson (Samuel L Jackson), a hardass, anti-authority commander who has been asked to train five tough cops for a new S.
The Realist essentially represented anti-control, anti-authority.
In April 2003, police, social workers and the probation service said he was anti-authority and posed "a risk of serious harm".
They wore black leather and studs, had anti-authority beliefs, and projected an easy-rider nomadic romanticism.
We'll have a generation of young people who are anti-authority, not just towards their parents, their elders, their teachers, but towards any form of authority, the police, the local authorities, the government.
But we know he harbours an anti-authority streak - he doesn't shave and he turns up late for important meetings.
Like the anti-authority guys who perform these mad acts, this is a film that lives by its own bizarre rules.