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treach·er·y

 (trĕch′ə-rē)
n. pl. treach·er·ies
1. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy.
2. The act or an instance of such betrayal.

[Middle English trecherie, from Old French, from trichier, to trick, probably from Vulgar Latin *triccāre; see trick.]

treachery

(ˈtrɛtʃərɪ)
n, pl -eries
1. the act or an instance of wilful betrayal
2. the disposition to betray
[C13: from Old French trecherie, from trechier to cheat; compare trick]

treach•er•y

(ˈtrɛtʃ ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. violation of faith; betrayal of trust.
2. an act of perfidy, faithlessness, or treason.
[1175–1225; Middle English trecherie < Old French, =trech(ier) to deceive + -erie -ery]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.treachery - betrayal of a trusttreachery - betrayal of a trust      
disloyalty - the quality of being disloyal
insidiousness - the quality of being designed to entrap
2.treachery - an act of deliberate betrayaltreachery - an act of deliberate betrayal  
knavery, dishonesty - lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
double cross, double-crossing - an act of betrayal; "he gave us the old double cross"; "I could no longer tolerate his impudent double-crossing"
sellout - an act of betrayal

treachery

treachery

noun
1. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust:
3. An act of betraying:
Slang: sellout.
Translations
غَدْر، خِيانَه
zrada
forræderi
árulás1
svik
izdaja
hainlikkalleşlik

treachery

[ˈtretʃərɪ] Ntraición f
an act of treacheryuna traición

treachery

[ˈtrɛtʃəri] ntraîtrise f

treachery

nVerrat m; (of weather)Tücke f; an act of treacheryVerrat m, → eine verräterische Tat

treachery

[ˈtrɛtʃrɪ] nslealtà f inv
an act of treachery → un tradimento

treacherous

(ˈtretʃərəs) adjective
1. betraying or likely to betray. a treacherous person/act.
2. dangerous. The roads are treacherous in winter.
ˈtreacherously adverb
ˈtreacherousness noun
ˈtreachery noun
(an act of) betraying someone; disloyalty. His treachery led to the capture and imprisonment of his friend.
References in periodicals archive ?
2 : an act or instance of betraying trust or faith <She was hurt by her friend's treacheries.
Along the way there is a series of murders, adultery on the part of McLendon's wife, election fraud and a series of other irregular treacheries, most of which are unbeknown to a naive McLendon.