Associations to the word «Insurgent»

Wiktionary

INSURGENT, adjective. Rebellious, opposing authority.
INSURGENT, noun. One of several people who take up arms against the local state authority; a participant in insurgency

Dictionary definition

INSURGENT, noun. A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions).
INSURGENT, noun. A member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment.
INSURGENT, adjective. In opposition to a civil authority or government.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope