Meaning of angry young man

an'gry young" man'

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  1. (often cap.) one of a group of British writers of the late 1950s and the 1960s whose works reflect strong dissatisfaction with, frustration by, and rebellion against tradition and society.
  2. any author writing in this manner.
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