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.
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In the letter, the youngster wrote: "We are a bunch of budding young pirates and we're having trouble mutinying against the teachers!
The letter read: "We're mutinying against the teachers.
There are also stories of soldiers' mutinying against further service in Russia to help put down Bolshevism and of ex-soldiers demonstrating against unemployment at home.