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mutinous

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adjective mu·ti·nous \ˈmyü-tə-nəs, ˈmyüt-nəs\

Simple Definition of mutinous

  • : involved in a mutiny

  • : feeling or showing a desire not to do what someone has told or ordered you to do

Full Definition of mutinous

  1. 1 a :  disposed to or being in a state of mutiny :  rebellious <a mutinous crew> b :  turbulent, unruly

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting mutiny <mutinous threats>

mu·ti·nous·ly adverb
mu·ti·nous·ness noun

Examples of mutinous

  1. <vowed that he would someday see the mutinous crew hang>



1578

First Known Use of mutinous

1578

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