Traitor and Turncoat


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Traitor noun – One who betrays a trust or an allegiance.
Usage example: accused by her family of being a traitor when she sold their traditionally animal-friendly business to a competitor known to use animals for testing its products

Turncoat is a synonym for traitor in renegade topic. In some cases you can use "Turncoat" instead a noun "Traitor", when it comes to topics like rebel, person who is disloyal. popular alternative
Nearby Words: trait, traitorous, traitress
Synonyms for Traitor


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Turncoat noun – One who betrays a trust or an allegiance.
Usage example: the plot of the story revolved around the gangster's relentless determination to learn the identity of the turncoat

Traitor is a synonym for turncoat in renegade topic. You can use "Traitor" instead a noun "Turncoat", if it concerns topics such as rebel. popular alternative
Synonyms for Turncoat

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human human traitor human turncoat
infamous infamous traitor infamous turncoat
unwilling unwilling traitor unwilling turncoat
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