Synonyms for (noun) recreant

deserter, turncoat, apostate, ratter, recreant, renegade

a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

LESS SPECIFIC: quitter


craven, poltroon, recreant

an abject coward

LESS SPECIFIC: coward

Synonyms for (adjective) recreant

craven, recreant

lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful

the craven fellow turned and ran; a craven proposal to raise the white flag; this recreant knight- Spenser

LESS SPECIFIC: fearful, cowardly


recreant, renegade

having deserted a cause or principle

some provinces had proved recreant; renegade supporters of the usurper

LESS SPECIFIC: disloyal