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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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Focusing on Moss' time as a World War II agent in Crete, Macedonia, and the Siamese jungle, A War of Shadows tells of intrigue, ambushes, double-cross betrayals, and crucial covert missions.
I did feel bad that I had kind of double-crossed the BBC Today programme, but rather that than double-cross my own party.
6) A columnist and associate editor at the Times (London), Macintyre (7) is a talented storyteller; Double-Cross has all the ingredients of a spy thriller, including seduction, abduction, secret ink, and microdots.
But less than a week after the murder, Kelly engineered a diabolical double-cross that led to the murder of Babyface and pal Napper, 38.
However, his partners decide the bounty should be split three ways rather than four and plan to double-cross him.
It has a powerful rotor with double-cross cutting action, a heavy-duty hydraulic ram and a large feed hopper that can handle whole bales, cut-open film rolls, mingled packs of sprue spiders, thick-walled purgings, carpet waste, pipes and profiles, post-consumer bottles and whole containers/crates without the need for dosed feeding or the risk of jams in the cutting chamber.
THE VERDICT As Chris, a super-smuggler turned family man, Mark Wahlberg brings just the right amount of workingguy persona to this smart tale of double-cross on the high seas.
There is a lack of credibility, we are not unified and under these circumstances we are setting up for a double-cross," said Mr.