Riots vs Mutiny - What's the difference?

riots | mutiny |


As nouns the difference between riots and mutiny

is that riots is while mutiny is an organized rebellion against a legally constituted authority, especially by seamen against their officers.

As verbs the difference between riots and mutiny

is that riots is (riot) while mutiny is to commit mutiny.

riots

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (riot)
  • Anagrams

    *

    mutiny

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia mutiny) (mutinies)
  • An organized rebellion against a legally constituted authority, especially by seamen against their officers.
  • * Macaulay
  • In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader.
  • Violent commotion; tumult; strife.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves.

    Verb

  • To commit mutiny.
  • The crew of the Bounty mutinied because of the harsh discipline of Captain Bligh.