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1. traitor

noun. ['ˈtreɪtɝ'] someone who betrays his country by committing treason.

Synonyms

  • treasonist
  • saboteur
  • collaborator
  • quisling
  • felon
  • outlaw
  • criminal
  • crook
  • fifth columnist
  • collaborationist
  • traitress

Antonyms

  • lawful
  • right
  • innocent
  • straight line

Etymology

  • traïtor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • traditor (Latin)

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Rhymes with Traitor

  • wheelabrator
  • vindicator
  • translator
  • vanmatre
  • inflator
  • dictator
  • deflator
  • curator
  • strater
  • straighter
  • misater
  • mercator
  • lemaitre
  • equator
  • decatur
  • debator
  • debater
  • creator
  • viator
  • stater
  • sleator
  • slayter
  • slater
  • skater
  • schlater
  • praytor
  • prater
  • plater
  • greater
  • grater

How do you pronounce traitor?

Pronounce traitor as ˈtreɪtər.

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Sentences with traitor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Simon the zealot and Judas the traitor.

Quotes about traitor


1. Can I help you with something?"Clary turned instant traitor against her gender. "Those girls on the other side of the car are staring at you."Jace assumed an air of mellow gratification. "Of course they are,"he said, "I am stunningly attractive.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. A traitor is a betrayer - one who practices injury, while professing friendship. Benedict Arnold was a traitor, solely because, while professing friendship for the American cause, he attempted to injure it. An open enemy, however criminal in other respects, is no traitor.
- Lysander Spooner

3. A traitor commits his crime but once. The rest/is retribution.
- Marie Howe, The Good Thief

2. traitor

noun. ['ˈtreɪtɝ'] a person who says one thing and does another.

Synonyms

  • two-timer
  • trickster
  • double-dealer
  • cheat
  • betrayer
  • slicker
  • beguiler
  • cheater
  • double-crosser
  • Judas

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • traïtor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • traditor (Latin)
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