AskDefine | Define disloyal

Dictionary Definition

disloyal adj
1 showing lack of love for your country [syn: unpatriotic] [ant: patriotic]
2 deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers" [ant: loyal]

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English

Etymology

dis- + loyal

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to an absence of loyalty; faithless, traitorous.
    O disloyal thing, That shouldst repair my youth, thou heap'st A year's age on me. — Shakespeare, Cymbeline, Act 1, Scene 1.

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