mutiny

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[Mu·ti*ny]

A mutiny is a rebellion against authority, like when sailors overthrow the captain of a ship or when a class of 8th graders refuses to dissect a frog in biology class.

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Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.

Noun
open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

Verb
engage in a mutiny against an authority


n.
Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.

n.
Violent commotion; tumult; strife.

v. i.
To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority.

v. i.
To fall into strife; to quarrel.


Mutiny

Mu"ti*ny , n.; pl. Mutinies . [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p.p. of movere to move. See Move.] 1. Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.
In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader.
2. Violent commotion; tumult; strife. [Obs.]
o raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves.
Mutiny act (Law), an English statute re'89nacted annually to punish mutiny and desertion. Wharton. Syn. -- See Insurrection.

Mutiny

Mu"ti*ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mutinied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mutinying .] 1. To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority. 2. To fall into strifle; to quarrel. [Obs.] Shak.

Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.

To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one's superior officer, or any rightful authority.

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