kick against - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theykick against
he/she/itkicks against
present participlekicking against
past tensekicked against
past participlekicked against
  1. kick against someone/something to react against someone or something that you do not like but cannot change

    Katherine has an instinct for kicking against the establishment.

     Synonyms and related words
See also main entry: kick