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Adjective: apostate  u'pós,teyt
  1. Not faithful to religion, party or cause
Noun: apostate  u'pós,teyt
  1. A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    - deserter, renegade, turncoat, recreant [archaic], ratter

Derived forms: apostates

See also: unfaithful

Type of: quitter

Encyclopedia: Apostate