Origin of rebel
OTHER WORDS FROM rebelreb·el·like, adjectivenon·reb·el, noun, adjectivepro·reb·el, adjectivesem·i·reb·el, noun
How to use rebel in a sentence
Though the hills of this country were until recently the territory of militant rebels, recent peace treaties have opened them up for a thriving mountain-biking culture, as athletes rediscover the rustic Andean trails.
Who it represents, and how it represents the rebel in all of us.
When John Lowe was 18 years old, he stood on Moore Lane in Dublin and watched the armed rebels of Ireland’s Easter Rising surrender to the British military.The Banned Irish Revolution Film Starring a Real Soldier|Fiona Zublin|November 16, 2020|Ozy
The motive for the attack remains unclear, and government spokesmen pointed blame at the time at different rebel groups.These 10 journalists have been killed and deserve justice immediately|Brett Haensel|November 2, 2020|Fortune
She watched as Seattle scrambled, as New York panicked, as Florida rebelled.Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left.|Kent Babb|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
The bohemian-libertarian strain rebelled against what Paul Goodman called “the social machine” that “processed” people.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism|Fred Siegel|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some Mizrachim openly rebelled, forming the Israeli version of the Black Panther party.
I tried to get them to read The Turner Diaries, but they straight-out rebelled.
We were 3-8, I think, in part because we rebelled against him.
By then, ever the contrarian, the aging Hopper rebelled the other way.
The restraint laid upon her was becoming more than she could bear, and she rebelled against it.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
The manhood of Homestead rebelled: the millmen scorned the despotic ultimatum.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
The Porte was likewise under the necessity of using its arms against some tribes which had rebelled in Kurdistan.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
It was not often that Frances so rebelled, or that their small squabbles went so nearly the length of a quarrel.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
But he could never refuse an exile in need, and they importuned him, till even he rebelled against their exigencies.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
British Dictionary definitions for rebel
- a person who rebels
- (as modifier)a rebel soldier; a rebel leader