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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who abandons their duty (as on a military post); A disloyal person who betrays or abandons his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

Usage examples (38)
  • War her father weren't in the war, but he would search for what they call a deserter, hunt deserters.
  • The man we know as Don Draper is a deserter from the U.S.
  • Page 161 player, a deserter from the English mercantile navy, (Richards).
  • In the volunteer Army, however, a deserter is seldom even court-martialed. for more
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