- (GA) IPA: /ˈmju.tə.ni/, /ˈmjut.ni/ (syncope)
- An organized rebellion against a legally constituted authority, especially by seamen against their officers.
- 1881, Thomas Babington Macaulay, “[https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Encyclop%C3%A6dia_Britannica,_Ninth_Edition/Johnson,_Samuel Samuel Johnson]”, in Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition:
- Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
- 1591, William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Sixt”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i]:
- Raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves.
- French: révolte, mutinerie
- German: Meuterei
- Italian: ammutinamento
- Portuguese: rebelião, revolta, motim, motinada, revolta, sedição
- Russian: бунт
- Spanish: motín, sedición
mutiny (mutinies, present participle mutinying; past and past participle mutinied)
- (intransitive) To commit mutiny.
- The crew of the Bounty mutinied because of the harsh discipline of Captain Bligh.
- Russian: бунтова́ть
- Spanish: amotinarse