An act of betrayal, especially one disguised as a gesture of friendship.
More example sentences
- The fine acting held the audience, adults and teenagers throughout while the final, agonised Judas kiss brought some to tears.
early 15th century: with biblical allusion (Matt. 26:48) to the betrayal of Jesus Christ by Judas Iscariot.
Definition of Judas kiss in:
- The British & World English dictionary