Judas

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Ju·das

noun \ˈjü-dəs\

: someone who betrays someone else

Full Definition of JUDAS

1
a :  the apostle who in the Gospel accounts betrayed Jesus
b :  a son of James and one of the twelve apostles
2
:  traitor; especially :  one who betrays under the guise of friendship
3
not capitalized :  peephole —called also judas hole, judas window

Examples of JUDAS

  1. He was called a Judas by the press.
  2. <she heatedly called her best friend a Judas after she found out her secrets had been spread all over town>

Origin of JUDAS

Late Latin, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhāh
First Known Use: before 12th century

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