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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the character of a traitor; disloyal.
  • adj. Constituting treason: a traitorous act. See Synonyms at faithless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characteristic of a traitor; disloyal
  • adj. Constituting treason; treasonable or seditious

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless.
  • adj. Consisting in treason; partaking of treason; implying breach of allegiance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Guilty of treason; in general, treacherous; perfidious; faithless.
  • Consisting in treason; characterized by treason; implying breach of allegiance; perfidious: as, a traitorous scheme or conspiracy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor

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