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Rebel
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Rebel as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 April 2021
Last seen in: The Guardian Speedy

We found 29 answers for the crossword clue 'Rebel', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Speedy.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Rebel a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Rebel as an answer itself some 215 times.

Rebel is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Speedy' on Sunday, 11 April 2021 with the answer being INSURGENT, we also found INSURGENT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
  • `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
  • Break with established customs
  • Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

REB
`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

4 Letters

DEFY
Resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"

RIOT
A wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

RISE
The act of changing location in an upward direction

YELL
A loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate); "a cry of rage"; "a yell of pain"

5 Letters

ARISE
Move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"

HIPPY
Someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle

6 Letters

JOHNNY
`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

MUTINY
Open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

REVOLT
Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

RIOTER
Troublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peace; someone who rises up against the constituted authority

RISEUP
Stand up on the hind legs, of quadrupeds; "The horse reared in terror"

7 Letters

DISSENT
The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

8 Letters

GREYBACK
`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

MAVERICK
Someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

MUTINEER
Someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)

RENEGADE
A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

9 Letters

ANARCHIST Howard
An advocate of anarchism

DISSENTER
A person who dissents from some established policy

DISSIDENT
A person who dissents from some established policy

INSURGENT
In opposition to a civil authority or government

JOHNNYREB
`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

10 Letters

ICONOCLAST
A destroyer of images used in religious worship

MALCONTENT
A person who is discontented or disgusted

13 Letters

NONCONFORMIST
A Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England

REVOLUTIONARY
A radical supporter of political or social revolution

14 Letters

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

15 Letters

INSURRECTIONARY
Of or relating to or given to insurrection

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

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