treasonist

Definitions of treasonist
  1. noun
    someone who betrays his country by committing treason
    synonyms: traitor
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    examples:
    Benedict Arnold
    United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    types:
    collaborationist, collaborator, quisling
    someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
    fifth columnist, saboteur
    a member of a clandestine subversive organization who tries to help a potential invader
    traitress
    female traitor
    type of:
    criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw
    someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
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