Meaning of “turncoat” in the English Dictionary

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"turncoat" in British English

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turncoatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtɜːŋ.kəʊt/ us /ˈtɝːn.koʊt/ disapproving

a person who changes from one opinion to an opposite one in a way that shows they are not loyal to people who share the original opinion

(Definition of “turncoat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"turncoat" in American English

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turncoatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɜrnˌkoʊt/

a person whose support changes from one side to the opposite side; a traitor

(Definition of “turncoat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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