Judas

noun Ju·das \ ˈjü-dəs \

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 in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of judas

Late Latin, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhāh


JUDAS Defined for English Language Learners

Judas

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Definition of Judas for English Language Learners

  • : someone who betrays someone else


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