Definitions of Rebel:
- noun: `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `grayback' derived from their gray Confederate uniforms
- noun: someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
- noun: a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
- verb: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
- verb: break with established customs
- adjective: used by northerners of Confederate soldiers
Example: "The rebel yell"
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #39485)
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