What is traitor?

  • (noun): Someone who betrays his country by committing treason.
    Synonyms: treasonist
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on traitor:

Colonel Ross
... scientists and ultimately expose a traitor in British intelligence ... cards close to his chest, the hero Harry Palmer wrongly comes to suspect that it is Ross who is the traitor ... Palmer soon realises his mistake, and shoots the real traitor Major Dalby ...
Traitor's Moon
... Traitor's Moon is the third book in Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series ... TRAITOR'S MOON ...
The Traitor Spy (novel Series)
... The Traitor Spy trilogy is a projected fantasy novel series by Australian author Trudi Canavan ... The third book in the trilogy, "The Traitor Queen", was released on 2 August 2012 ... 6 May 2010 ISBN 978-1841495927 The Rogue 5 May 2011 ISBN 1-84149-593-X The Traitor Queen 2 August 2012 ISBN 978-1841495958 ...
The Traitor (play)
... The Traitor is a Caroline era stage play, a tragedy written by James Shirley ... Along with The Cardinal, The Traitor is widely considered to represent the finest of Shirley's efforts in the genre, and to be among the best tragedies of its period ... more successful drama of its type than Shirley's Traitor." The Traitor was licensed for performance by Sir Henry Herbert, the Master of the Revels, on 4 May 1631, and was acted by Queen Henrietta's Men at ...
Time Is The Traitor - Critical Response
... run of 50s stories is 'Time is the Traitor', a madly odd story of obsessive love." Reviewing The Dark Side of the Earth, Joachim Boaz wrote, "Bester is at his best ... and restraint—in 'Time is the Traitor'." Arthur D ... John Stapp, in "Time Is the Traitor," developed a genius for business prediction after the same disaster that made him a serial killer, and his associates dare not fool with ...

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Famous quotes containing the word traitor:

    ... what a strange time it was! Who knew his neighbor? Who was a traitor and who a patriot? The hero of to-day was the suspected of to-morrow.... There were traitors in the most secret council-chambers. Generals, senators, and secretaries looked at each other with suspicious eyes.... It is a great wonder that the city of Washington was not betrayed, burned, destroyed a half-dozen times.
    M. E. W. Sherwood (1826–1903)

    The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. The friend becomes a traitor by breaking, however unwillingly or sadly, out of our own zone: a hard judgment is passed on him, for all the pleas of the heart.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    ... the black woman can never forget—however lukewarm the party may to-day appear—that it was a Republican president who struck the manacles from her own wrists and gave the possibilities of manhood to her helpless little ones; and to her mind the Democratic Negro is a traitor and a time-server.
    Anna Julia Cooper (1859–1964)