Associations to the word «Mutiny»


MUTINY, noun. An organized rebellion against a legally constituted authority, especially by seamen against their officers.
MUTINY, noun. Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
MUTINY, verb. To commit mutiny.

Dictionary definition

MUTINY, noun. Open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers).
MUTINY, verb. Engage in a mutiny against an authority.

Wise words

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