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Webster 1913 Edition


Traitorous

Trai′tor-ous

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
traîtreux
.]
1.
Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless;
as, a
traitorous
officer or subject
.
Shak.
2.
Consisting in treason; partaking of treason; implying breach of allegiance;
as, a
traitorous
scheme
.
Trai′tor-ous-ly
,
adv.
Trai′tor-ous-ness
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Traitorous

TRA'ITOROUS

,
Adj.
Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as a traitorous officer or subject.
1.
Consisting in treason; partaking of treason; implying breach of allegiance; as a traitorous scheme or conspiracy.

Definition 2021


traitorous

traitorous

English

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Adjective

traitorous (comparative more traitorous, superlative most traitorous)

  1. Characteristic of a traitor; disloyal
  2. (law) Constituting treason; treasonable or seditious

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