Judas kiss


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Judas kiss

A traitorous action disguised as a show of affection. The phrase alludes to the Biblical account of the betrayal of Jesus by Judas, who kissed Jesus to identify him to the authorities arresting him. Don't try to be my friend now, it's just a Judas kiss! I know you're trying to get more information out of me so you can report it to the headmaster!
See also: Judas, kiss
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British playwright David Hare's new play, The Judas Kiss, starring Liam Neeson as Wilde, opens on Broadway April 29.
Rupert Everett landed the prize for best actor in a play for his performance in The Judas Kiss.
She was put up for the boot by new housemate Becki after programme chiefs instructed her to give a Judas kiss to the person she wanted to nominate.
Neeson has been playing Wilde in Judas Kiss in London and will be bringing the show to Broadway on April 29.
THE JUDAS KISS Duke of York's Theatre, London PORTRAYING Oscar Wilde's downfall may well prove to be Rupert Everett's triumph.
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The gay law student, 21, was visibly shocked when he discovered how Becki had betrayed housemate Michelle with a Judas kiss that left her facing eviction.
As eviction loomed, randy Michelle, secretly nominated by Becki's Judas kiss,eagerly filled the tub with foam and enticed her man to join her.
Geordie Big Brother contestant Michelle Bass faces a public vote for eviction ( after being given a Judas kiss from new housemate Becki.
As eviction loomed, randy Michelle, secretly nominated by Becki's Judas kiss, eagerly filled the tub with foam and enticed her man to join her.
His one-time fellow Cambridge student Sam Mendes directed him at the Donmar Warehouse production of The Threepenny Opera, and most recently he starred on Broadway as Lord Alfred Douglas opposite Liam Neeson's Oscar Wilde in The Judas Kiss.
I hope she forgives me for the Judas kiss and I'd like to see her when she comes out.
Marco and Nadia were nominated by the rest of the house but Michelle's fate was sealed by a Judas kiss.