mutiny against

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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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