- backslide ► VERB (past backslid; past part. backslid or backslidden) ▪ relapse into bad ways.DERIVATIVES backslider noun backsliding noun.
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Backslider — Back slid er, n. One who backslides. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
backslider — *renegade, apostate, recreant, turncoat … New Dictionary of Synonyms
backslider — noun I ll have no backslider like you in my family Syn: recidivist, regressor; defector, deserter, turncoat, apostate, fallen angel … Thesaurus of popular words
backslider — noun see backslide … New Collegiate Dictionary
backslider — See backslide. * * * … Universalium
backslider — noun /ˈbakslaɪdə,ˈbækslaɪdəɻ/ A recidivist; one who backslides, especially in a religious sense; an apostate. At night the Red Elephant Tusk boomed and groaned among the hills, and the faithful waked and said: ‘The God of Things as They Are… … Wiktionary
backslider — n. person who returns to evil or immoral ways … English contemporary dictionary
backslider — n. Apostate, deserter, renegade … New dictionary of synonyms
backslider — n relapser, recidivist, regressor; sinner, fallen angel, lost soul, lost sheep, apostate, heretic … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
backslider — See: backsliding … English dictionary