double crosser

double crosser

A person who has betrayed or swindled 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

double-crosser

n. a person who betrays someone. (Often with dirty. See comments at double cross.) You dirty, lowdown double-crosser, you!
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"Cos he was a dirty double crosser!" Spending time in the company of Dave and his good mate Si King is pure laughter-filled joy, particularly when they're so enthused by their latest project.
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.
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.
Charismatic double crosser Lando Calrissian is said to have visited a casino there before selling smuggler Han Solo to the evil Jabba the Hutt.
Jackie Brown (18) Tarantino's "mature" movie, a snappy Elmore Leonard double crosser with Pam Grier and Robert Forster in knockout comeback form.
The couple's courtroom battle began yesterday with Clint being accused of being a "cheating double crosser".