traitress


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trai•tress

(ˈtreɪ trɪs)

also trai•tor•ess

(-tər ɪs)

n.
a woman who is a traitor.
usage.: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traitress - female traitortraitress - female traitor      
traitor, treasonist - someone who betrays his country by committing treason
Translations

traitress

[ˈtreɪtrɪs] Ntraidora f

traitress

nVerräterin f
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"Traitress!" cried the genius, "is not this man your lover?"
'And for doing which, I thank you; though, indeed, I scarcely know why I turned traitress to my husband in the matter, for the girl is a poor little fool.
For this betrayal, she is punished by the gods as a traitress and turned into a jackdaw, black footed and black winged, so Ovid's poem goes.