Apostate - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc. (syn: deserter, ratter, recreant, renegade, turncoat)
- not faithful to religion or party or cause
...an apostate from communism, he later became one of its harshest critics...
...became an apostate to liberalism after he had gotten wealthy...