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turncoat

turn·coat

turncoat

 
 
pronunciation:
tuhrn kot
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: one who changes from one party, allegiance, or the like, to the opposite, esp. a traitor.
They were turncoats who sold secrets to the other side during the war.
synonyms:
apostate, Judas, renegade, traitor
similar words:
double agent, double-dealer, fifth columnist, quisling, rat, snake, snake in the grass
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