HyperDic: deserter

English > 2 senses of the word deserter:
NOUNperson deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, rattera disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
person deserter, defectora person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)
deserter > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'zerter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > deserter: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc..
Synonymsapostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, ratter
BroaderquitterA person who gives up too easily
Spanishapóstata, desertor, renegado, tránsfuga
Catalanapòstata, oportunista, renegat
Verbsdesertleave someone who needs or counts on you
desertdesert (a cause, a country or an army) , often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
English > deserter: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who abandons their duty (as on a military post).
Synonymdefector
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
NarrowerdeviationistAn ideological defector from the party line (especially from orthodox communism / communism)
draft dodger, draft evadersomeone who is drafted and illegally refuses to serve
renegadesomeone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
walk-inAn operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum
Broaderwrongdoer, offenderA person who transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishdesertor, tránsfuga, tránsfugo, trásfuga, trásfugo
Catalandesertor, trànsfuga
Verbsdesertleave someone who needs or counts on you
desertdesert (a cause, a country or an army) , often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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