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double-cross

dou·ble-cross

double-cross

pronunciation:
duh bl kraws
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: double-crossed, double-crosses, double-crossing
definition: (informal) to betray or cheat by acting contrary to a previous agreement.
synonyms:
betray, con
similar words:
cheat, deceive, defraud, dupe, flimflam, hoax, humbug, skin, sting, swindle, trick
derivation: double-crosser (n.)