- 1.1 (as noun usually a Judas) A person who betrays a friend or comrade: she was called a Judas and a scabMore example sentences
- To his foes, he is a Judas who betrayed loyal friends.
- Audrey is in purgatory and Ken is no better than a Judas.
- That doesn't make him a Judas - he's quite entitled to move on.
(also judas hole)
- A peephole in a door: a glance through the Judas in her front doorMore example sentences
- If that's not a snapshot of Margo glaring through the judas hole in the door of her padded cell, then the Professor needs to sharpen the intuitive faculties with a sabbatical of his own in Byron Bay.
- The door had a judas hole, covered by a small shutter with an enormous lock.
mid 19th century: from Judas Iscariot (see Judas1), because of his association with betrayal.
More definitions of JudasDefinition of judas in:
- The US English dictionary