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dou·ble·cross

double-cross

 
pronunciation:
duh bl kraws
part of speech: verb
inflections: double-crosses, double-crossing, double-crossed
definition: (informal) to fool or cheat by doing the opposite of what one has agreed to do.
She double-crossed me by stealing the presents she had promised to deliver to my friend.
synonyms:
betray
similar words:
cheat, deceive, skin, sting, swindle, trick
derivation: double-crosser (n.)