double crosser

double crosser

A person who has betrayed or swindled his or her friends, allies, colleagues, or associates, or intends to do so. I'll make sure that dirty double crosser never works in this town again, if it's the last thing I do.
See also: crosser, double
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After pulling off an amazing gold bullion heist from a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice, Italy, Charlie and his gang - inside man Steve, computer genius Lyle, wheelman Handsome Rob, explosives expert Left-Ear and veteran safecracker John Bridger - can't believe it when one of them turns out to be a double crosser.
Charismatic double crosser Lando Calrissian is said to have visited a casino there before selling smuggler Han Solo to the evil Jabba the Hutt.
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falls in love and the father's double crosser comes looking for
As a double crosser - my legs are so crossed that it's sometimes difficult to uncross them - the only solution I know is to sit a heavy book on my lap so I'm forced to keep both feet on the ground.