Definitions for rebel

Definitions for (noun) rebel

Main entry: insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel

Definition: a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

Main entry: maverick, rebel

Definition: someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

Main entry: greyback, Johnny, Johnny Reb, Reb, Rebel

Definition: `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms

Definitions for (verb) rebel

Main entry: rise, rise up, rebel, arise

Definition: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Main entry: rebel, renegade

Definition: break with established customs

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