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Definition of Traitor

Traitor
Traitor Trai"tor, n. [OE. traitour, OF. tra["i]tor, tra["i]teur, F. tre[^i]tre, L. traditor, fr. tradere, traditum, to deliver, to give up or surrender treacherously, to betray; trans across, over + dare to give. See Date time, and cf. Betray,Tradition, Traditor, Treason.] 1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason. O passing traitor, perjured and unjust! --Shak. 2. Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer. ``This false traitor death.' --Chaucer.
Traitor
Traitor Trai"tor, a. Traitorous. [R.] --Spenser. Pope.
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Traitor Trai"tor, v. t. To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive. [Obs.] `` But time, it traitors me.' --Lithgow.

Meaning of Traitor from wikipedia

- war or insurrection, the winners may deem the losers to be traitors. Likewise the term traitor is used in heated political discussion – typically as a slur...
- "Traitor" (stylized in all lowercase) is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo. Released through Geffen Records, the song impacted...
- A traitor is a person who commits treason. Traitor, The Traitor or Traitors may also refer to: Traitor (film), a 2008 spy thriller starring Don Cheadle...
- Race traitor is a pejorative reference to a person who is perceived as supporting attitudes or positions thought to be against the supposed interests...
- Gaddar: The Traitor (also rendered Gadaar: The Traitor) is a 2015 Indian Punjabi thriller starring Manpneet Grewal, with Harbhajan Mann, Amitoj Mann and...
- The Good Traitor (Danish: Vores mand i Amerika) is a 2020 Danish drama film about Henrik Kauffmann and the signing of the Greenland treaty with the United...
- Our Kind of Traitor is a 2016 British spy thriller film directed by Susanna White and written by Hossein Amini, adapted from John le Carré's 2010 novel...
- Traitor is a 2008 American spy thriller film written and directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff, based on a story by Steve Martin. In the film, a Sudanese-American...
- American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally is a 2021 drama film directed by Michael Polish, from a screenplay by Vance Owen and Darryl Hicks, based upon...
- The Traitor (Italian: Il traditore) is a 2019 internationally co-produced biographical crime drama film co-written and directed by Marco Bellocchio, about...