Meaning of recreant

rec•re•ant

Pronunciation: (rek'rē-unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. cowardly or craven.
  2. unfaithful, disloyal, or traitorous.
—n.
  1. a coward.
  2. an apostate, traitor, or renegade.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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