1. disposed to or in a state of mutiny
; - Example: "the men became mutinous and insubordinate"
2. consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny
; - Example: "mutinous acts"- Example: "mutinous thoughts"- Example: "a mutinous speech"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mutinous \Mu"ti*nous\, a. [See Mutiny.]
Disposed to mutiny; in a state of mutiny; characterized by
mutiny; seditious; insubordinate.
The city was becoming mutinous. --Macaulay.
[1913 Webster] -- Mu"ti*nous*ly, adv. -- Mu"ti*nous*ness,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: disposed to or in a state of mutiny; "the men became
mutinous and insubordinate"
2: consisting of or characterized by or inciting to mutiny;
"mutinous acts"; "mutinous thoughts"; "a mutinous speech"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
68 Moby Thesaurus words for "mutinous":
alienated, at odds, averse, breakaway, contumacious, cursory,
defiant, differing, disaffected, disagreeing, disinclined,
disobedient, extreme, extremistic, factious, forced, fractious,
headstrong, heady, indisposed, indocile, insubordinate, insurgent,
insurrectionary, involuntary, irresponsible, lawless, licentious,
mutineering, obstinate, opposed, perfunctory, rampant, rebel,
rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, reinless, resistant,
revolutional, revolutionary, riotous, seditionary, seditious,
self-willed, subversive, sulky, sullen, traitorous, treasonable,
turbulent, unaccountable, unbridled, unchecked, unconsenting,
uncontrollable, uncontrolled, uncurbed, undisciplined,
ungovernable, ungoverned, unmanageable, unreined, unrestrained,
unruly, unwilling, wildcat, willful