Textual thesaurus for "rebel"

(noun) insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter

a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

(noun) maverick

someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

(noun) greyback, Johnny, Johnny Reb, Reb, Rebel

`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

(verb) rise, rise up, arise

take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

(verb) renegade

break with established customs