1. treacherous

adjective. ['ˈtrɛtʃɝəs'] dangerously unstable and unpredictable.


  • dangerous
  • unreliable


  • noncritical
  • trustworthy
  • reliable

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Rhymes with Treacherous

  • lecherous

How do you pronounce treacherous?

Pronounce treacherous as ˈtrɛʧərəs.

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Sentences with treacherous

1. Adjective
The period between nesting and the first year of life is the most treacherous.

Quotes about treacherous

1. What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.
- John Green, Paper Towns

2. You backbiting, poisonous, treacherous, deceitful, wicked, clever girl. If this works I'll buy you a pony.
- Jim Butcher, Summer Knight

3. And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion. And whenever those twin poisonous flowers began to sprout in the parched land of that field, Mariam uprooted them. She uprooted them and ditched them before they took hold.
- Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

2. treacherous

adjective. ['ˈtrɛtʃɝəs'] tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans.


  • punic
  • unfaithful


  • invulnerable
  • secure
  • protected