[ in-suh-bawr-dn-it ]
/ ˌɪn səˈbɔr dn ɪt /
not submitting to authority; disobedient: an insubordinate soldier.
a person who is insubordinate.
Words nearby insubordinate
OTHER WORDS FROM insubordinatein·sub·or·di·nate·ly, adverbin·sub·or·di·na·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Examples from the Web for insubordinates
As an example to insubordinates he, at the request of the pope, burnt some of the singers along with their books.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
British Dictionary definitions for insubordinates
/ (ˌɪnsəˈbɔːdɪnɪt) /
not submissive to authority; disobedient or rebellious
not in a subordinate position or rank
an insubordinate person
Derived forms of insubordinateinsubordinately, adverbinsubordination, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012