Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who betrays; a traitor; a seducer.
- n. Someone who betrays, or reveals confidential information; a squealer or informer.
- n. A double-crosser.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, betrays.
- n. a person who says one thing and does another
- n. one who reveals confidential information in return for money
- betray + -er (Wiktionary)
“The fluid levels in the special bath that protected her betrayer from the dangers of hyperspace flight ebbed, then began plunging.”
“_ I have not acquired that sort of good breeding, sir, which isn't founded on good sense; -- and when I call the betrayer of female innocence a bad character, the term, I think, is too true to be abusive.”
“Instinctively Lenoir divined that his betrayer was the young”
“(Jeanne the betrayer could be a soul sister to Jean Seberg in "Breathless.")”
“People were told on a whim that their husband or wife was a "fallen one" or "betrayer" - if that person became inconvenient to mom's agenda.”
“No girl is left to languish and die forsaken by her betrayer, for the betrayer is a worthy young man who marries her as soon as he possibly can; no finger of scorn is pointed at the fallen one, for all the fingers in the street are attached to women who began life in precisely the same fashion; and as for that problematical Day of Judgment of which they hear so much on Sundays, perhaps they feel that that also may be one of the things which after all do not happen.”
“a precaution against treachery, insisted upon the page going with them; and thus Estela became informed that her betrayer was a woman, and also learned the reason for her conduct.”
The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army. In Which Is Given Full Descriptions of the Numerous Battles in which She Participated as a Confederate Officer; of Her Perilous Performances as a Spy, as a Bearer of Despatches, as a Secret-Service Agent, and as a Blockade-Runner; of Her Adventures Behind the Scenes at Washington, including the Bond Swindle; of her Career as a Bounty and Substitute Broker in New York; of Her Travels in Europe and South America; Her Mining Adventures on the Pacific Slope; Her Residence among the Mormons; Her Love Affairs, Courtships, Marriages, &c., &c.
“While you’re at it, ask the misfit, the prisoner, or even the naughty child to explain why Judas—already identified as the betrayer of Christ—was also given the bread and wine, the body and blood, the nourishment and the promise?”
“The abortion compromise, however, has been rejected by pro-life groups, who have denounced Nelson as a "betrayer" for supporting the health care bill.”
“Obama is not a hypocrite or betrayer on gay rights simply because he does not back gay marriage or has not muscled Congress and the military to dump for good DADT.”
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