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backstabber

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Synonyms and Antonyms of backstabber

  1. one who betrays a trust or an allegiance a backstabber taking credit for work she didn't do while bad-mouthing the rest of the team to the boss Synonyms of backstabber apostate, traitor, betrayer, double-crosser, double-dealer, Judas, quisling, recreant, serpent, snake, turncoatWords Related to backstabber accommodationist, collaborationist, collaborator, sellout, subversive, subverter; coconspirator, conspirator, intriguer, plotter, schemer; defector, deserter, renegade; blabbermouth, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, informant, informer, rat, rumormonger, snitch, snitcher, squealer, stool pigeon, talebearer, talker, tattler, tattletale, telltale


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