ETYM Spanish renegado, Late Lat. renegatus, from renegare to deny; Latin pref. re- re- + negare to deny. Related to Negation, and cf. Runagate.
Someone who rebels and becomes and outlaw; SYN. turncoat.
ETYM Old Eng. traitour, Old Fren. traďtor, traďteur, French treître, Latin traditor, from tradere, traditum, to deliver, to give up or surrender treacherously, to betray; trans across, over + dare to give. Related to Date time, and cf. Betray,Tradition, Traditor, Treason.
Someone who betrays his country by committing treason; SYN. treasonist.
Wizard, a man practicing the black arts; sorcerer.
A sneaky, untrustworthy, or insincere person.