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turncoat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of turncoat

  1. one who betrays a trust or an allegiance the plot of the story revolved around the gangster's relentless determination to learn the identity of the turncoat Synonyms apostate, backstabber, betrayer, double-crosser, double-dealer, Judas, quisling, recreant, serpent, snake, traitorRelated Words 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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