Definitions for insurgentɪnˈsɜr dʒənt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who takes part in forcible opposition or armed resistance to an established government or authority; rebel.
a member of a group, esp. a political party, who revolts against the policies of the leadership.
(adj.)rising in revolt; rebellious.
Origin of insurgent:
1755–65; < L insurgere to get up, ascend, rebel
insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel(noun)
a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgent(adj)
a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
insurgent, seditious, subversive(adj)
in opposition to a civil authority or government
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a person fighting against their own country
insurgent attacks on the city
A rebel, guerrilla, freedom fighter.
Rebellious, opposing authority.
Origin: From insurgentem, accusative singular of insurgens, present active participle of insurgo, from in + surgo, itself from sub + rego, from reg-.
rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious
a person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel
Translations for insurgent
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
rising up in rebellion
an insurgent population.
- revoltosoPortuguese (BR)
- insurgente, insurrectoSpanish
- insorto, rivoltosoItalian
- 반란을 일으킨Korean
- maištaujantis, sukilęsLithuanian
- opprørsk, opprørs-Norwegian
- 起義的Chinese (Trad.)
- повсталий; заколотницькийUkrainian
- بغاوت کرنے والاUrdu
- nổi loạnVietnamese
- 起义的Chinese (Simp.)
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