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synonyms for turncoat

  • defector
  • informer
  • Judas
  • apostate
  • betrayer
  • conspirator
  • deceiver
  • deserter
  • double-crosser
  • fink
  • quisling
  • rat
  • rebel
  • renegade
  • snake
  • sneak
  • snitch
  • spy
  • squealer
  • tattletale
  • tergiversator
  • treasonist
  • two-timer
  • whistle-blower
  • Benedict Arnold
  • back-stabber
  • stool pigeon

antonyms for turncoat

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  • adherent
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How to use turncoat in a sentence

The reader now knows that the pity thus bestowed upon that pitiful fox-hunting turncoat was utterly thrown away.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Mr. Scott is an honest man, and naturally thinks me a hypocrite and turncoat as well as a fool.
ARROWS OF THE CHACE, V. 2JOHN RUSKIN
He had no desire to be addressed by his name before this precarious mob already mad with rage at a turncoat.
THE CITY OF DELIGHTELIZABETH MILLER
Why, 'tis the man who allowed the rebels to seize Southsea Castle, the same who was hand in glove with the turncoat, Goring.
THE YOUNG CAVALIERPERCY F. WESTERMAN
He realized the weight of misery this pathetic turncoat might expect thereafter at the hands of Britt and his crew of “Busters.”
KING SPRUCE, A NOVELHOLMAN DAY
The expression turnskin or turncoat is a translation of the Latin versipelles, a term used to describe a wer-wolf.
HUMAN ANIMALSFRANK HAMEL
Of course his enemies cried turncoat; and it certainly looked like it.
PALAMON AND ARCITEJOHN DRYDEN
If he has once been a turncoat, he will be a turncoat again.
TEMPORAL POWERMARIE CORELLI
It needs more than the zeal of a turncoat to drive Apollo out of Parnassus.
THE FUTURE OF ENGLISH POETRYEDMUND GOSSE
He who passes over from one party to another is at once abused as a "turncoat."
THE EGO AND HIS OWNMAX STIRNER
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WORDS RELATED TO TURNCOAT

  • Brutus
  • Judas
  • backstabber
  • betrayer
  • defector
  • deserter
  • double agent
  • double-crosser
  • fink
  • informer
  • quisling
  • snake in the grass
  • snitch
  • spy
  • stool pigeon
  • treasonist
  • turncoat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.