Renegade - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrenɪɡeɪd|  American pronunciation of the word renegade
Brit.  |ˈrɛnɪɡeɪd|  British pronunciation of the word renegade

noun

- someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
- a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc. (syn: apostate, deserter, ratter, recreant, turncoat)

verb

- break with established customs (syn: rebel)

adjective

- having deserted a cause or principle(syn: recreant)

Examples

stories about pirates and renegades on the high seas

His anarchic, renegade spirit attracted those working-class boys.

Word forms

noun
singular: renegade
plural: renegades
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