- of, engaged in, or inclined to mutiny
- like or characteristic of mutiny
- Of, engaged in, disposed to, or constituting mutiny. See Synonyms at insubordinate.
- Unruly; disaffected: a mutinous child.
- Turbulent and uncontrollable: “mutinous passions, and conflicting fears” ( Percy Bysshe Shelley )
Origin of mutinousFrom obsolete mutine mutiny ; see mutiny .
(comparative more mutinous, superlative most mutinous)
- Likely to commit mutiny.
- Of, pertaining to, or constituting mutiny.