The offense of acting to overthrow one's government or to harm or kill its sovereign.
To bin Laden, any peace deal with Israel is treasonous, and represents a betrayal of Islam.
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Treason is against the law. Arresting the Supreme Chancellor is treason. You wouldn't order a clone army. You wouldn't execute order 66.

Treason. It's a crime.
"You wouldn't order a clone army"
"You wouldn't execute order 66"
"Arresting the Supreme Chancellor is Treason"
"Treason is against the law"
"Treason. Its a crime"
by Grocks9 May 22, 2017
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Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
(United States Constitution)
The founding fathers were wise to define treason so narrowly that only a handful of people were charged with treason and fewer were actually convicted.

But this has not stopped brown nosing Bush supporters and Republican talking heads from spouting off all the time that anyone who disagrees with Republicans - especially with golden boy Georgie - using the treason label.
by jesster79 March 02, 2005
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When the act of treason becomes one's ordinary everyday humdrum, so that it seems just downright reasonable.
They wanted to 'lock her up' so bad that Trumpadict Donald} getting the traitor tots involved in colluding with the Russians to interfere in the election just felt treasonable.
by NeologianPJG April 19, 2019
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When a person makes the ungodly decision of putting raisin bran cookie dough ice cream in place of the chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tub at any licenced ice cream shop
guy 1: "Hey thanks for getting me an ice cream cone from that new place downtown."

guy 2: "no problem man"

guy 1: "can't wait to dive into some chocolate chip cookie dough ice crea- BLEGH"

guy 2: "what's up man you good?"

guy 1: "THEY SERVED US RAISIN BRAN COOKIE DOUGH"

guy 2: "oh God oh fuck, they committed an act of treason-"

SWAT team: *storms into the room* "EVERYBODY GET DOWN"
by Charlie da Man October 23, 2020
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1. The crime of killing one's king or leader.

2. Another(less user) word for commiting traitorism, where one attacks one's own people on the battlefield.
Aly commited treason, but she got away.
by Shadow XII November 30, 2005
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A term missused by Right Wing Smear Artist Ann Coulter used to loosely label her political opponents while completely ignoring the true meaning of the word as outlined within the United States Constitution.

Adj: Treasonous
1. Ann Coulter: "Oh, no, that was treasonous" In response to a statement made by Senator Ted Kennedy.

2. U.S. Constitution: "Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court."
by J. Stepleton November 30, 2004
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