Definition of mutiny verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mutiny

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtəni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtəni//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mutiny
BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtəni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtəni//
 
he / she / it mutinies
BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtəniz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtəniz//
 
past simple mutinied
BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtənid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtənid//
 
past participle mutinied
BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtənid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtənid//
 
-ing form mutinying
BrE BrE//ˈmjuːtəniɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmjuːtəniɪŋ//
 
 
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(mutinies, mutinying, mutinied, mutinied) [intransitive] (especially of soldiers or sailors) to refuse to obey the orders of somebody in authority There was a real chance the crew would mutiny. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from obsolete mutine ‘rebellion’, from French mutin ‘mutineer’, based on Latin movere ‘to move’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mutiny