Definition of mutinous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtənəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtənəs//
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  1. 1refusing to obey the orders of somebody in authority; wanting to do this synonym rebellious mutinous workers a mutinous expression She was beginning to feel mutinous.
  2. 2taking part in a mutiny
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent.: from obsolete mutine ‘rebellion’ (from French mutin ‘mutineer’, based on Latin movere ‘to move’) + -ous.
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