Definition - rebel

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rebel
  1. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  2. break with established customs
  3. a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
  4. someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
  5. `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms