Definition for TREACH-ER-OUS

TREACH-ER-OUS, a. [trech'erous; See Treachery.]

Violating allegiance or faith pledged; faithless; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust. A man may be treacherous to his country, or treacherous to his friend, by violating his engagements or his faith pledged.

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