Part of speech: verb

To rise against constituted authority.

Part of speech: noun

Rebellion, as of soldiers or sailors, against authority.

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Usage examples "mutiny":

  1. At last the men perceiving that the rocks did not rise higher from the water again became alarmed, and broke out into open mutiny. - "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
  2. He and your mother- well, Harry, your mother lived in a small bungalow near the cantonments, and there you were born; why, exactly eight months before the affair at Meerut, you know- the beginning of the Mutiny. - "The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The ", Grant Allen.
  3. It is not to be questioned that the moral effect of the passage of the forts, succeeded, as it was, by the immediate fall of the great city of the Mississippi, was very great; but it was not upon the forts themselves, nor in the unexpected mutiny of the garrison, that that effect was chiefly manifested. - "Admiral Farragut", A. T. Mahan.