noun, plural ren·e·ga·dos.
Origin of renegado
Examples from the Web for renegado
An Hungarian renegado, one of the lowest rank, had carried her off in an excursion, and treated her as his wife.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
General Bee's orderly was assaulted in Matamoros yesterday by a renegado with a six-shooter.Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863|Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
An English renegado at Algiers, who had turned Mohammedan and had become an overseer in the pirates' shipyards.The Pirates' Who's Who|Philip Gosse
The renegado, seeing his comrade fall, fled for his life, making the halls and galleries ring with his outcries.Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada|Washington Irving
The foremost among these recreant warriors was the renegado cavalier whom Theodomir had challenged in the tent of Taric.