Meaning of mutiny

mu•ti•ny

Pronunciation: (myt'n-ē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -nies, -nied, -ny•ing.
—n.
  1. revolt or rebellion against constituted authority, esp. by sailors against their officers.
  2. rebellion against any authority.
—v.i.
  1. to commit the offense of mutiny; revolt against authority.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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