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One who takes part in a mutiny.

[Obsolete French mutinier, from Old French mutin, rebellious; see mutiny.]
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1. (Military) a person who mutinies
2. (Nautical Terms) a person who mutinies
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(ˌmyut nˈɪər)

a person who mutinies.
[1600–10; < Middle French mutinier=mutin mutiny + -ier -ier2; see -eer]
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Noun1.mutineer - someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)mutineer - someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)
freedom fighter, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
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مُتَمَرِّد، عاصٍ


[ˌmjuːtɪˈnɪəʳ] Namotinado m, amotinador m
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nMeuterer m, → Meuterin f
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[ˌmjuːtɪˈnɪəʳ] nammutinato/a
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(ˈmjuːtini) plural ˈmutinies noun
(a) refusal to obey one's senior officers in the navy or other armed services. There has been a mutiny on HMS Tigress; The sailors were found guilty of mutiny.
(of sailors etc) to refuse to obey commands from those in authority. The sailors mutinied because they did not have enough food.
mutiˈneer noun
a person who mutinies.
ˈmutinous adjective
mutinous sailors.
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References in classic literature ?
The incipient mutineer was more outraged than ever, then, at what he denounced as the partiality shown the captain's table over the other tables in the ship.
The humbled mutineer smelt it, tasted it, and returned to his seat.
For a moment Number Three stood watching the battle, and then he too sprang in to aid his fellow mutineer. Number Thirteen was striking heavy blows with his giant hands upon the face and head of his antagonist, while the long, uneven fangs of the latter had found his breast and neck a half dozen times.
The two mutineers backed away snarling, their hideous features distorted in rage.
But we saw the staggering steward offering him a drink; saw the glass flung next instant in the captain's face, the blood running, a pistol drawn, fired without effect, and snatched away by the drunken mutineer. Next instant a smooth black cane was raining blow after blow on the man's head.
Take that gag from his mouth, and let us hear what he can say for himself." For a moment the exhausted mutineer made a tremulous motion of his cramped jaws, and then painfully twisting round his head, said in a sort of hiss, "What I say is this --and mind it well if you flog me, I murder you!" "Say ye so?
This old man was merely the seed of McCoy, of McCoy of the BOUNTY, the mutineer fleeing from the hemp that waited him in England, the McCoy who was a power for evil in the early days of blood and lust and violent death on Pitcairn Island.
But then the first mate lunged forward upon his face, and at a cry of command from Black Michael the mutineers charged the remaining four.
But now that the work was done the Swede aspired to the position of highest command among the mutineers. He had even gone so far as to appropriate and wear certain articles belonging to the murdered captain of the Cowrie--articles of apparel which bore upon them the badges and insignia of authority.
There was nothing left for me but death by starvation or death by the hands of the mutineers.
On the contrary, it seemed to her certain that had he not been there she would have perished at the hands of the mutineers and of the French, and that he had exposed himself to terrible and obvious danger to save her, and even more certain was it that he was a man of lofty and noble soul, able to understand her position and her sorrow.
And Romance lured and beckoned before Joan's eyes when she learned he was Christian Young, a Norfolk Islander, but a direct descendant of John Young, one of the original Bounty mutineers. The blended Tahitian and English blood showed in his soft eyes and tawny skin; but the English hardness seemed to have disappeared.