- a person who mutinies.
Origin of mutineer
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Examples from the Web for mutineer
That he killed a mutineer is proof of his resolute adherence to discipline.
"Perhaps I am going to give up being a mutineer," she murmured.A Young Mutineer
Mrs. L. T. Meade
He would have resented the appellation of mutineer as an insult.Down the Rhine
I looked forward; there, on the deck, lay Dan Hoolan and the other mutineer.Paddy Finn
W. H. G. Kingston
I turned you in because you were a mutineer and I was an officer of the Solar Guard.On the Trail of the Space Pirates
- a person who mutinies
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Word Origin and History for mutineer
"one guilty of mutiny," c.1600, from French mutinier (16c.), from Middle French meutin "rebellious" (see mutiny (n.)). As a verb from 1680s.
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