double-crossing double-crossing

Definition(s):

  • (n) an act of betrayal

Usage(s):

  1. All scamper off in search of the titular 39 clues, aiding and double-crossing and feuding with each other all the while.
  2. For more than 40 days, according to his telegram, General Ma has been double-crossing everyone with a skill and success unrivaled even among heathen Chinese.
  3. Immediately thereafter he put on an exhibition of double-crossing unrivalled even among the Chinese.

News

  • Red Widow: The Complete First Season

    Rent It The Season (Series): Better known as one of the writer/producers behind Dexter and the Twilight film adaptations, Melissa Rosenberg decided to get her hands dirty with yet another series built on a previously-done concept: Red Widow , a fish-outta-water crime drama about a "soccer mom" caught in a world of drug-dealing, double-crossing and mob warfare, adapted from a Dutch series, Penoza ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

Quotes

  1. "He's double-crossing us," Wilkinson said. "He promised in the election that he would support going east-west first and cancel the project."
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Marianne Wilkinson Source: Nepean This Week

  2. Hebner told Hart "I swear on my kids lives that I'd quit my job before double-crossing you."
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Earl Hebner Source: 411mania.com

  3. Very recently, during Holy Week, Pope Benedict XVI said that Judas was "a liar, a double-crossing man who did not care about the truth and refused love. He valued Jesus less than power. Love did not matter. He was greedy; money was more important...
    on Apr 28, 2006 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: B.C. Catholic Newspaper

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