Synonyms for traitor

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trey-ter
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtreɪ tər

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Définition of traitor

Origin :
  • c.1200, from Old French traitor (11c.), from Latin traditorem (nominative traditor) "betrayer," literally "one who delivers," from stem of tradere "deliver, surrender" (see tradition). Originally usually with a suggestion of Judas Iscariot.
  • noun person who is disloyal
Example sentences :
  • "You were always a cur and a traitor, Mark Shaw," cried Aylward.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • We girls used to wonder what the lovers talked about while they waited for the traitor.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • All that is now doubtful concerning this man is, whether he was a coward or a traitor.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • Robin tells me, that the Joseph Leman, whom you mention as the traitor, saw him.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The governor, a coward or a traitor, rendered thee to the rebellious crowd.
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • If I be so, I am a traitor to the king should I reveal his secret.
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • None suspect that the potent santon is the traitor Jew; but I know it!
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • That woman should be taught what it costs to play the traitor.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • Now, out on love, if it is to turn a true man into a traitor!
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • But for thee, proud man, I might have been a hero, and for thee I am a traitor and a renegade.
  • Extract from : « Gomez Arias » by Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso

Antonyms for traitor

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