Definition of Recreant
unfaithful ; cowardly
Use Recreant in a sentence
The other kid called him a recreant for refusing to fight.
Hitting the other guy from behind was a particularly recreant act.
Ted is so recreant that he would never complain to the boss about anything.
The king escaped after losing the battle and this made him appear a recreant and a coward before the world.
He felt like a recreant when he ran out of the burning house and left his friend behind.
Being called recreant caused her a great deal of pain.
That’s me, the recreant, unable to screw up his courage and find out the truth.
With all his boasting, he is a recreant.
The soldier was tagged as a recreant after he surrendered himself to the enemy.
Orestes plotted with his sister Electra to punish their mother for being recreant to their father, Agamemnon.