Definitions For Rebel


  • A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
  • 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
  • A person who opposes or fights against a government
  • A person who opposes a person or group in authority : a person who does not obey rules or accept normal standards of behavior, dress, etc.


  • Take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  • Break with established customs
  • To oppose or fight against a government
  • To oppose a person or group in authority : to refuse to obey rules or accept normal standards of behavior, dress, etc.

Is Rebel a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Rebel is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rebel in a Sentence

  • Today's rebel chefs feel free to ignore the dictates of classic French cuisine
  • The government captured six armed rebels.
  • He was a rebel against the school administration.
  • He is a typical teenage rebel.
  • When the government imposed more taxes, the people rebelled.
  • The protesters are rebelling against the new tax law.
  • Children often rebel against their parents.

Synonyms for Rebel

Antonyms for Rebel

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