Meaning of rebel

Definition of rebel

(noun) `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
a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
(verb) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

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