The definition of a mutiny is a revolt against authority.noun
An example of mutiny is the French Revolution where the French people revolted against the monarchy.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: from 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
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noun pl. mu·ti·nies
Origin: Obsolete mutine, from Old French mutin, rebellious, from muete, revolt, from Vulgar Latin *movita, from Latin movēre, to move; see move.