An example of mutiny is the French Revolution where the French people revolted against the monarchy.
Origin of mutinyfrom earlier mutine, to rebel from French mutiner from Old French mutin, mutinous from meute, a revolt from Late Latin an unverified form movita, movement, ultimately from Classical Latin movere, move
intransitive verb-·nied, -·ny·ing
intransitive verbmu·ti·nied, mu·ti·ny·ing, mu·ti·nies
Origin of mutinyObsolete mutine from Old French mutin rebellious from muete revolt from Vulgar Latin movita from Latin movēre to move ; see move .
(third-person singular simple present mutinies, present participle mutinying, simple past and past participle mutinied)
- To commit mutiny.
- The crew of the Bounty mutinied because of the harsh discipline of Captain Bligh.