mutineer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mutineer someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mutineer One guilty of mutiny.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mutineer One guilty of mutiny; especially, a person in military or naval service (either in a man-of-war or in a merchant vessel) who openly resists the authority of his officers, or attempts to subvert their authority or in any way to overthrow due subordination and discipline.
    • mutineer To mutiny; play a mutinous part.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Mutineer mū-ti-nēr′ one guilty of mutiny
    • v.i Mutineer to mutiny
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Mutiny

Usage

In literature:

In less than two hours the mutineers would be marching on the ship.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 4, February 1878" by Various
Christian the chief of the mutineers is of a respectable family in the north of England.
"A Voyage to the South Sea" by William Bligh
The guns were placed so as to sweep the camp of the mutineers, and they were summoned to surrender.
"Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army" by William G. Stevenson
The mutineers were headed by no less a person than Rene's old friend Simon, the armorer.
"The Flamingo Feather" by Kirk Munroe
Congress appointed a commissioner to meet the mutineers at Princeton, and soon after their demands were satisfied.
"The Yankee Tea-party" by Henry C. Watson
Those who had been most mutinous and turbulent during the voyage were now most devoted and enthusiastic.
"Great Epochs in American History, Volume I." by Various
The mutineers were not men of much intelligence or shrewdness, and consented to his return.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Now, you shut up or I'll kick you overboard for a mutineer.
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
As the armies entered the combat, a wind both violent and exceedingly troublesome began to blow in the faces of the mutineers of Stotzas.
"History of the Wars, Books III and IV (of 8)" by Procopius
The "Mutine" joined Nelson on the 5th of June.
"The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)" by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
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In poetry:

'Even should you fly to his arms, I'll damn
Opinion, and fetch you; treat as sham
Your mutinous kicks,
And whip you home. That's the sort I am!'
"A Conversation At Dawn" by Thomas Hardy
November winds are weak and cold,
They lie at last beneath the blue
And sleep in the fields as cold as they.
I know but one good thing to do,
So hearken, all ye mutineers:
Every man to his rendezvous!
"November" by John Crowe Ransom
Then the door gave way and they crawled in,
And they two great heroes side by side did begin
To charge the mutineers with sword in hand, which made them grin,
Whilst the clashing of swords and bayonets made a fearful din.
"The Hero of Kalapore" by William Topaz McGonagall
Then a Sepoy clubbed his musket and hit Kerr on the head,
But fortunately the blow didn't kill him dead;
He only staggered, and was about to be bayoneted by a mutineer,
But Gumpunt Kerr laid his assailant dead without fear.
"The Hero of Kalapore" by William Topaz McGonagall
The streets were filled with mutineers who fought savagely,
Determined to fight to the last and die heroically,
While the alarm drums did beat, and the cannons did roar,
And the dead and the dying lay weltering in their gore.
"The Downfall of Delhi" by William Topaz McGonagall
"Thou Ship of Earth, with Death, and Birth, and Life, and Sex aboard,
And fires of Desires burning hotly in the hold,
I fear thee, O! I fear thee, for I hear the tongue and sword
At battle on the deck, and the wild mutineers are bold!
"The Ship Of Earth." by Sidney Lanier

In news:

Photo by Phil Jimcosky / Mutineer Magazine.
Then comes a low rumble of anxiety from a far corner that rises, like a toxic cloud, before erupting into a full-on baying, mutinous assault.
A leading army mutineer allied to the M23 rebellion in eastern Democratic Republic of.
Shipwreck victim inspired by mutineer .
Bounty mutineer descendants may hold key to myopia.
Descendants of the famous Bounty mutineers who now live on an isolated Pacific Island have among the lowest rate of myopia in the world and may hold the key to unlocking the genetic code for the disease, according to a new study.
She had claimed a a family tie to Fletcher Christian, chief mutineer on the original ship.
Mutinous Madagascar soldiers paid to revolt.
Bounty mutineer descendants may hold key to myopia .
Mutinous Angel, part of Real Life Super Hero, helps keep Sacramento safe.
Some 60 years after arriving on Pitcairn, almost 200 descendents of the original mutineers relocated to Norfolk Island to avoid famine.
He was chased by a gang of Fijian warriors after the mutineers on the Bounty set him adrift in a 23-foot launch.
Mutinous Madagascar soldiers paid to revolt.
Mutineers motives may be linked to upcoming meeting between president Rajoelina and deposed former president Ravalomanana.
A group of mutinous soldiers in Madagascar took over a military camp near the Indian Ocean island's main airport early Sunday, but were eventually driven out in an assault by government forces, the military said.
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In science:

Well, perhaps, frowned the mutineers, who found no prudence in decoherence.
The Plight of `I Am'
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