Definition of 'treacherous'

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Motorists were told to expect treacherous driving conditions today as freezing fog and ice continued to cause problems in parts of England. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will make roads treacherous and can cause an instant glaze over cars. The Sun (2012)Motorists were warned to make only essential journeys because of treacherous icy roads. The Sun (2009)Many drivers had lucky escapes in treacherous conditions. The Sun (2008)It was a treacherous journey that only one in four crews survived. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its driver had been struggling in treacherous road conditions. The Sun (2015)Celebrities were not immune to the treacherous conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So what makes it so treacherous? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Care in treacherous conditions is advisable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Conditions are as unpredictable and treacherous as the Arctic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When spilt on the roads, it makes driving conditions treacherous. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The getaway is also expected to be tough on the roads, with treacherous driving conditions. The Sun (2014)Police urged well-meaning locals planning their own search to abandon the idea due to the treacherous conditions. The Sun (2012)And emergency services had one of their busiest days of the year as scores of motorists skidded into each other in the treacherous conditions. The Sun (2008)Road conditions remained treacherous last night and Cumbria police warned motorists not to drive unless it was absolutely necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With the current treacherous planetary setup, you'd best reflect before going to battle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It promises to be the hardest, most treacherous, journey of their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When the treacherous currents mangled oil platform cables and pipes, companies would send the strapping Australian into the murky depths to sort them out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'treacherous'

British English: treacherous ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as treacherous, you mean that they are likely to betray you and cannot be trusted.
He publicly left the party and denounced its treacherous leaders.


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