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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, engaged in, disposed to, or constituting mutiny. See Synonyms at insubordinate.
  • adj. Unruly; disaffected: a mutinous child.
  • adj. Turbulent and uncontrollable: "mutinous passions, and conflicting fears” ( Percy Bysshe Shelley).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Likely to commit mutiny.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or constituting mutiny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Disposed to mutiny; in a state of mutiny; characterized by mutiny; seditious; insubordinate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Engaged in or disposed to mutiny; resisting or disposed to resist the authority of laws and regulations, especially the articles and regulations of an army or a navy. See mutiny.
  • Seditious.
  • Rebellious; petulant; mischievous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny
  • adj. disposed to or in a state of mutiny

Etymologies

From obsolete mutine, mutiny; see mutiny.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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