|Origin:||mutine 'to refuse to obey' (16-17 centuries), from French mutiner, from meute 'refusal to obey', from Latin movere 'to move'|
Related topics: Military
mu‧ti‧ny plural mutinies [uncountable and countable]
when soldiers, sailors, etc refuse to obey the person who is in charge of them, and try to take control for themselves
He led a mutiny against the captain.
—mutiny verb [intransitive]
The soldiers had mutinied over the non-payment of wages.