Definition of insubordinate
: disobedient to authority
insubordinationplay \ˌin(t)-sə-ˌbȯr-də-ˈnā-shən\ noun
Examples of insubordinate in a sentence
His behavior was unprofessional and insubordinate.
<the junior officer was court-martialed for being insubordinate>
First Known Use of insubordinate
INSUBORDINATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of insubordinate for English Language Learners
: not obeying authority : refusing to follow orders
INSUBORDINATE Defined for Kids
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