double-crosser


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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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Reservoir Dogs NOT sure if this really counts as the double-crosser in question - in this case, Tim Roth's undercover copper - spends most of the film covered in blood and slowly dying from a gunshot wound to the stomach.
Cang, as it turns out, is a dirty double-crosser who gets several of his team members killed and steals the coveted hard drive.
Firmly believing that the England manager was bound for Roman's goldmines, they had sharpened their hatchets on wounding words like betrayer, traitor, turncoat,and double-crosser.
His plan unfolds perfectly, only for one member of the team to turn out to be a greedy double-crosser.
Charlie's plan unfolds perfectly and the gang escapes with its multi-million dollar haul, only for one member of the team to turn out to be a greedy double-crosser.
Are we going to be forced to listen to the tapes of Lewinsky confiding to the double-crosser Tripp?
Through the campaign Caldera, 77, had been labeled a dogmatist, a double-crosser and a man hopelessly out of step.