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
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double-crosser

n. a person who betrays someone. (Often with dirty. See comments at double cross.) You dirty, lowdown double-crosser, you!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Double-crosser Belmokhtar was kicked out as one of its top leaders in northern Mali in October after he was apparently caught cheating other fighters.
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In recent years businesses have realized that they must organize and implement certain measures to protect themselves from double-crossers and in-house theft.
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This would help us rule out double-crossers. We also want to establish a link between charity organizations, so we can make sure that we don't deal with the same people more than once," she said.