Noun(1) `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(2) a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions(3) someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
Verb(1) take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance(2) break with established customs
(1) You function best in a position of control and rebel against domination by people in power or authority.(2) Toussaint had honed his defiant style for years as a leader of a rebel faction whose positions sometimes seemed like militancy for its own sake.(3) Teenage rebellion finds so little opposition that it tends to rebel against anything it comes across.(4) rebel forces(5) Jude is a tour de force, a refashioned version of the Jewish mother as a bohemian, a rebel against convention who critiques mainstream culture.(6) We must settle for nothing less than leaders who care and exude character and maturity as they rebel against the beliefs and models that no longer work.(7) During her years at Westminster she became a notable rebel , supporting controversial causes, such as the Troops Out campaign for British withdrawal from Northern Ireland.(8) On some of the 11 other complaints lodged by lawyers of the jailed rebel leader, the court ruled in Turkey's favour.(9) We should be thanking Teina for doing what other MPs have been frightened to do - rebel against their leader.(10) In 1986, the rebel leader travelled to Washington where he was received like a head of state, meeting the President in the Oval Office.(11) This date marks the 200th Anniversary to the very day when the rebel leader ended his resistance and walked through the gates of Humewood and into captivity.(12) And if they joined the United States armed services, they surely did not join to rebel or defect to the enemy.(13) The rebel movement was the armed wing of an opposition group, the Popular Congress Party, Adam said.(14) Heavily armed security forces then stormed the place and caught the rebel leader by surprise.(15) Hetfield, still the rebel bad boy, resists the process until he goes into rehab for six months and gets with the Program.(16) Putin canceled his trip to Mexico to deal with the hostage crisis at a Moscow theater, which ended Saturday after Russian special forces stormed it and killed the rebel leader and many in his group.