Synonyms of insurgent


1. insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel, revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter, reformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, meliorist

usage: a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

2. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgent, warrior

usage: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment


1. insurgent, seditious, subversive, disloyal (vs. loyal)

usage: in opposition to a civil authority or government

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Definition and meaning of insurgent (Dictionary)