Simple Definition of Judas
: someone who betrays someone else
Examples of judas in a sentence
He was called a Judas by the press.
<she heatedly called her best friend a Judas after she found out her secrets had been spread all over town>
Origin and Etymology of judas
Late Latin, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhāh
First Known Use: before 12th century
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