adjective \ˈtrā-tə-rəs, ˈtrā-trəs\

Definition of TRAITOROUS

:  guilty or capable of treason
:  constituting treason <traitorous activities>
trai·tor·ous·ly adverb

Examples of TRAITOROUS

  1. <when our coach took a job at a rival college, a few traitorous players went right along with him>

First Known Use of TRAITOROUS

14th century


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