Mutinied



[myoot-n-ee] /ˈmyut n i/

noun, plural mutinies.
1.
revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, especially by sailors against their officers.
2.
rebellion against any authority.
verb (used without object), mutinied, mutinying.
3.
to commit the offense of mutiny; revolt against authority.
/ˈmjuːtɪnɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
open rebellion against constituted authority, esp by seamen or soldiers against their officers
verb -nies, -nying, -nied
2.
(intransitive) to engage in mutiny
n.

1560s, with noun suffix -y (1) + obsolete verb mutine “revolt” (1540s), from Middle French mutiner “to revolt,” from meutin “rebellious,” from meute “a revolt, movement,” from Vulgar Latin *movita “a military uprising,” from fem. past participle of Latin movere “to move” (see move (v.)).
v.

1580s, from mutiny (n.). Alternative mutine is recorded from 1550s. Related: Mutinied; mutinying.

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