Pronunciation of Insurgent
/ɪnsˈɜːd͡ʒənt/, /ɪnsˈɜːdʒənt/, /ɪ_n_s_ˈɜː_dʒ_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for insurgent:
Other synonyms and related words:
insurrectionist, lawless, incitive, second, radical, disloyal, revolutionary, irregular, revolutionist, Johnny, maverick, reb, incendiary, freedom fighter, mutineer, insurrectionary, guerilla, seditious, rebel, nihilist, repulsive, guerrilla, rabble-rousing, inflammatory, instigative, subversive, Revolter, mutinous, uncontrollable.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for insurgent:
- Mr. Lockyer shook his picturesque head in sad remonstrance at this vulgar, coarse, but latterly frequent retort of insurgent democracy upon indignant aristocracy. - "The Grain Of Dust A Novel", David Graham Phillips.
- He did not find a single ship in the harbor; there were only a few fisher- boats tossing on the waves, from whose owners he learned that the insurgent slaves, after ravaging the coast, had retired in large numbers to the interior of the island. - "The Corsair King", MÃ³r JÃ³kai.