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Meaning of TREACHEROUS

Pronunciation:  'trechurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"
  2. [adj]  dangerously unstable and unpredictable; "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"
 

TREACHEROUS is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: dangerous, perfidious, punic, unfaithful, unreliable, unsafe
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Treach"er*ous\, a. [See {Treacher}.]
Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or
faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign;
perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless.

      Loyal father of a treacherous son.       --Shak.

      The treacherous smile, a mask for secret hate.
                                               --Cowper.

Syn: Faithless; perfidious; traitorous; false; insidious;
     plotting. -- {Treach"er*ous*ly}, adv. --
     {Treach"er*ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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