a. tending to overthrow; in opposition to civil authority or government
a. intending to subvert, overturn or undermine a government or authority
In the meantime, Nigerian security agencies have been investigating what they call subversive activities by some foreign correspondents.
At the end of July, Michael Ellsberg posted something truly subversive on Facebook. It wasn’t a scantily clad photograph of himself.
Sentence in Classic:
All the leisure which his school life left him was passed in the company of subversive writers whose jibes and violence of speech set up a ferment in his brain before they passed out of it into his crude writings.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context