Judas


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Ju·das

 (jo͞o′dəs)
n.
1. One who betrays another under the guise of friendship.
2. judas A one-way peephole in a door.

[Middle English, from Late Latin Iūdas, Judas Iscariot, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew yəhûdâ, Judah.]

Judas

(ˈdʒuːdəs)
n
1. (Bible) New Testament the apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver (Luke 22:3–6, 47–48). Full name: Judas Iscariot
2. a person who betrays a friend; traitor
3. (Bible) a brother or relative of James and also of Jesus (Matthew 13:55). This figure, Thaddaeus, and Jude were probably identical
adj
(Hunting) denoting an animal or bird used to lure others of its kind or lead them to slaughter

judas

(ˈdʒuːdəs)
n
(sometimes capital) a peephole or a very small window in a door. Also called: judas window or judas hole
[C19: after Judas Iscariot]

Ju•das

(ˈdʒu dəs)

n.
1. Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus. Mark 3:19.
2. a person treacherous enough to betray a friend; traitor.
3. Also called Saint Judas or Saint Jude. one of the 12 apostles (not Judas Iscariot). Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13; John 14:22.
4. a brother of James and possibly of Jesus. Matt. 13:55; Mark 6:3.
5. (usu. l.c.) Also called ju′das hole`. a peephole, as in the door of a prison cell.
adj.
6. used as a decoy to lead other animals to slaughter: a Judas goat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Judas - (New Testament) supposed brother of St. JamesJudas - (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.Judas - (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silverJudas - (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
3.Judas - someone who betrays under the guise of friendship
double-crosser, double-dealer, traitor, two-timer, betrayer - a person who says one thing and does another
4.judas - a one-way peephole in a door
eyehole, peephole, spyhole - a hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep

Judas

noun traitor, betrayer, deceiver, renegade, turncoat The first time I left Sheffield Wednesday, they accused me of being a Judas.

Judas

noun
One who betrays:
Informal: rat.
Translations

Judas

[ˈdʒuːdəs] N (= name) → Judas; (= traitor) → judas m

Judas

[ˈdʒuːdəs] n (= traitor) → Judas m

Judas

n (Bibl, fig) → Judas m

judas (hole)

nGuckloch nt

Judas

[ˈdʒuːdəs] nGiuda m (fig) (traitor) → giuda m
References in classic literature ?
You could be Judas to yo' own mother to save yo' wuthless hide
John's long hair that waved; and anon the devilish face of Judas, that grew out of the panel, and seemed gathering life and threatening a revelation of the arch-traitor--of Satan himself--in his subordinate's form.
Hate breaks its prison-secrecy in the thoughts, through the doorway of the eyes; and Love finds the Judas who betrays it by a kiss.
The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me, with a red light of triumph in his eyes, and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.
Felton," cried she, "you are as great as Judas Maccabeus
And who is the Judas who has concluded this infamous bargain?
Seen thus in the glass the white face looked like the face of Judas laughing horribly and surrounded by capering flames of hell.
Peter's; a bone of Judas Iscariot, (it was black,) and also bones of all the other disciples; a handkerchief in which the Saviour had left the impression of his face.
They looked at your hand, and told you marvellous prophecies; they were equal to predicting to Judas that he would become Pope.
Present owner nicknamed him Judas Iscariot, and refuses to sell without the buyer knowing all about him first.
Could we do no more, we had at least filled the false knight, Sir Judas, so full of English arrows that he would curse the day that ever he came on such an errand.
This one fact the world hates; that the soul becomes; for that for ever degrades the past, turns all riches to poverty, all reputation to a shame, confounds the saint with the rogue, shoves Jesus and Judas equally aside.