A person who deserts one party or cause in order to join an opposing one.
- Wells, a white captive raised by the Miami, was a turncoat who deserted his adopted family to join General Wayne.
- Who needs this party of turncoats?
- Redeem yourself or forever be consigned to history's judgment of political turncoats, renegades and saboteurs.
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