mutiny

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French mutiner

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  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmju.tə.ni/, /ˈmjut.ni/ (syncope)
  • enPR: myo͞oʹtə-nē, myo͞otʹnē
  • (file)

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mutiny (countable and uncountable, plural mutinies)

  1. An organized rebellion against a legally constituted authority, especially by seamen against their officers.
  2. Violent commotion; tumult; strife.

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mutiny (third-person singular simple present mutinies, present participle mutinying, simple past and past participle mutinied)

  1. (intransitive) To commit mutiny.
    The crew of the Bounty mutinied because of the harsh discipline of Captain Bligh.

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