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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the character of a traitor; disloyal synonym: faithless.
  • adjective Constituting treason.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characteristic of a traitor; disloyal
  • adjective law Constituting treason; treasonable or seditious

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

  • adjective having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor

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