- disposed to, engaged in, or involving revolt against authority.
- characterized by mutiny; rebellious.
- difficult to control: mutinous feelings.
Origin of mutinous
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Antonyms for mutinous
Related Words for mutinouscontumacious, defiant, disloyal, disobedient, disorderly, dissident, factious, iconoclastic, insubordinate, insurgent, radical, rebel, revolutionary, riotous, subversive, traitorous, ungovernable, unmanageable, insurrectionary, treasonable
Examples from the Web for mutinous
Contemporary Examples of mutinous
Raul Labrador has almost no experience in Congress and a mutinous habit.Is This Tea Partier’s Bid to Become House Majority Leader Crazy? Cunning? Or a Bit of Both?
June 13, 2014
Historical Examples of mutinous
It would strangle this mutinous Paris in the iron grip of the foreign regiments.Scaramouche
The pay of the troops was long in arrear, and they were all mutinous and discontented.The Reign of Mary Tudor
W. Llewelyn Williams.
There was no sea officer who could enforce orders; the men were mutinous.The Grateful Indian
There are many specifics for bringing slumber to mutinous eyelids.
Marjorie saw the sullen, mutinous face through a mist of tears.Marjorie Dean
- openly rebellious or disobedienta mutinous child
- characteristic or indicative of mutiny