Meaning of insubordinate

in•sub•or•di•nate

Pronunciation: (in"su-bôr'dn-it), [key]
— adj.
  1. not submitting to authority; disobedient: an insubordinate soldier.
  2. not lower.
—n.
  1. a person who is insubordinate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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