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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Unconventional or unlawful person. Also: A person who gives up his or her religion, political party, etc. and goes over to the opposite side; traitor.

Usage examples (36)
  • The renegade rebel leader refused to negotiate with the opposition.
  • The word renegade describes him aptly, I think: he was born and bred a Brahmin,
  • That this Du Pin had, while there, made the acquaintance of a certain Greek renegade, having, as a matter of fact, stayed in the house of this renegade.
  • Dead people at Obama's rally identified as a renegade splinter group of Hillary's for more
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