Synonyms of deserter
defectorDictionary • He was a deserter from the army.
defector • Turkey granted asylum to defectors from Communist countries.
runaway • a teenage runaway
fugitive • He was a fugitive from justice.
traitor • Some say he's a traitor to the working class.
renegade • He was a renegade - a traitor.
truant • She became a truant at the age of ten.
escapee • An escapee from Sydney's Long Bay Jail was recaptured today.
apostate • He was an early apostate, leaving the party last year.
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apostateAn apostate is someone who has abandoned their religious faith, political loyalties, or principles.
• He was an early apostate, leaving the party last year.
defectorA defector is someone who leaves their country, political party, or other group, and joins an opposing country, party, or group.
• Turkey granted asylum to defectors from Communist countries.
escapeeAn escapee is a person who has escaped from somewhere, especially from prison.
• An escapee from Sydney's Long Bay Jail was recaptured today.
Thesaurus for deserter from the Collins English Thesaurus
A deserter is someone who leaves their job in the armed forces without permission.