Renegade: Noun, Adjective
IPA Pronunciation: \ˈre-ni-ˌgād\
Origin: late 15th century: from Spanish renegado, from medieval Latin renegatus ‘renounced’, past participle (used as a noun) of renegare, from re- (expressing intensive force) + Latin negare ‘deny’.
- a person who abandons religion; an apostate.
- A person who deserts and betrays an organization, country, or set of principles
- having treacherously changed allegiance.
- someone or something that causes trouble and cannot be controlled
- You renegade, you seem to forget that you are a priest.
- He didn’t want a band of renegades looking to make trouble near his family.
- Between there and the mainland were only a few scattered fishermen, renegades, loners and eccentrics.
- Such tricks as yours may be expected from a renegade!
apostate, defector, deserter, recreant, militant.
Rhymes: celebrate, dedicate, delegate, demonstrate