mutiny against (someone or something)

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mutiny against (someone or something)

To instigate, join, or form a rebellion against the person, group, or body in charge. After weeks at sea chasing some sea creature they weren't even sure existed, the crew finally snapped and mutinied against their captain. The oppressed working-class people of the country mutinied against the fascists that controlled the country, killing anyone connected to or associated with the regime.
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mutiny against someone or something

 
1. to rebel against a ship's captain or the captain's authority. The crew mutinied against the officers. They know better than to mutiny against an authority as great as that held by Captain Bligh.
2. to rebel against someone or something. It does no good to mutiny against the professor. The students mutinied against the school's administration.
See also: mutiny
References in classic literature ?
For the first time I mutinied against my mother--mutinied myself into hysteria, until she let me wear the store undershirt so all the world could see.
What is your case?" "Our case, sir," said he, "is too long to tell you while our murderers are so near us; but, in short, sir, I was commander of that ship - my men have mutinied against me; they have been hardly prevailed on not to murder me, and, at last, have set me on shore in this desolate place, with these two men with me - one my mate, the other a passenger - where we expected to perish, believing the place to be uninhabited, and know not yet what to think of it." "Where are these brutes, your enemies?" said I; "do you know where they are gone?
You glowed in the cool moonlight last night, when you mutinied against fate, and claimed your rank as my equal.
On February 25 and 26, 2009, members of the BDR mutinied against their commanding officers at the central Dhaka headquarters, killing 74 people, including 57 army officers.
Savvy pirate Captain Jack Sparrow joins up with blacksmith Will Turner after the latter's beloved is kidnapped by the crew who mutinied against Jack in the first place.
1789: The crew of HMS Bounty, led by acting lieutenant Fletcher Christian, mutinied against commanding lieutenant William Bligh in the Friendly Islands in the South Seas: some would eventually settle on the Pitcairn Islands, where their descendants still live.
In February 1946, almost 20,000 sailors of the Royal Indian Navy serving on 78 ships mutinied against the Empire.
Four years ago the players mutinied against coach Raymond Domenech and returned home in disgrace.
" If the Russians fail to pressure Al-Assad, "it would mean that the Al-Assad regime mutinied against them," he said, indicating at the same time that blocking entry of aid is a "war crime," and recalling that the Assad regime has not provided any positive signs toward allowing the entry of aid to the besieged civilians during the Geneva II negotiations last week.
In history, William Bligh captained which ship, whose crew mutinied against him on 28 April 1789?
A general in eastern Libya who has mutinied against Muammar Gaddafi rule said his forces stood ready to help rebels fighting in Tripoli if called on to do so, but he rejected any need for foreign assistance.
Hoover (South Asian and world history, Salem State College) probes the causes of the 1806 Vellore Crisis, in which sepoy soldiers of the East India Company mutinied against their British officers.
ENGLAND'S maritime hero Lord Nelson praised sailors who mutinied against the Navy and said that their captain probably had it coming, previously unpublished letters reveal today.
Also on this day: 1770: Captain James Cook in Endeavour landed at Botany Bay; 1789: The crew of Bounty mutinied against Captain Bligh; 1923: The first FA Cup final was held at Wembley Stadium.