Definition of renegade:
dissident, arise, rebellious, recreant, rebel, ratter, poltroon, disloyal, turncoat, defector, craven, false, rat, rise up, runagate, apostate, approach, tergiversator, rat terrier, rise, treacherous, deserter.
- "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
- "Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2", Martin Anderson Nexo.
In like manner Peter Dathen, another renegade monk, from Poperingen, stirred up West Flanders; as many as fifteen thousand persons at a time attended his preaching from the villages and hamlets; their number made them bold, and they broke into the prisons, where some Anabaptists were reserved for martyrdom.- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.