betrayer betrayer

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who reveals confidential information in return for money
  2. (n) a person who says one thing and does another

Usage(s):

  1. Writing SF, he felt like a betrayer of his higher metier like a whore, and one who was underpaid and underappreciated.
  2. A long-lost 2nd century Gospel may portray Jesus' betrayer as closer to a hero than a heel.
  3. He was denounced as a betrayer of official secrets, a traitor to Woodrow Wilson, because he dared to criticize that President's high-flown peace plans.

News

  • Former CIA worker leaks National Security Agency data

    Snowden the watchdog Since when is columnist David Brooks a psychiatrist? He fails to justify why the government listens to and tracks Americans’ phone and Internet activity [“Edward Snowden: betrayer of trust,” Opinion, June 12].Despite spending billions of U.S. dollars on securit
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. Galloway, speaking on his Talksport BBC radio show, said: "It's going to be a battle of the Scots in the East End...... me standing in the tradition of Keir Hardie, him standing in the tradition of Ramsay MacDonald, the betrayer of everything Labour...
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: George Galloway Source: East London Advertiser

  2. But as the band's "invisible betrayer and invisible angel at once," as Lethem describes her, she also feels dedicated to its progress.
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Jonathan Lethem Source: Seattle Times

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