turncoat definition

  • noun:
    • one that traitorously switches allegiance.
    • A traitor; a person who turns against a previous association or allegiance.
    • person who forsakes his party or his concepts; a renegade; an apostate; a defector to your enemy.
    • person who “turns their coat”—that is, forsakes his celebration or concepts.
    • a disloyal person who betrays or deserts their cause or religion or governmental celebration or friend etc.

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