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3 definitions found
 for disloyal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disloyal \Dis*loy"al\, a. [Pref. dis- + loyal: cf. OF. desloial,
     desleal, F. d['e]loyal. See Loyal.]
     Not loyal; not true to a sovereign or lawful superior, or to
     the government under which one lives; false where allegiance
     is due; faithless; as, a subject disloyal to the king; a
     husband disloyal to his wife.
     [1913 Webster]
           Without a thought disloyal.              --Mrs.
     Syn: Disobedient; faithless; untrue; treacherous; perfidious;
          dishonest; inconstant; disaffected.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing lack of love for your country [syn:
             unpatriotic, disloyal] [ant: loyal, patriotic]
      2: deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or
         principle; "disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the
         papers" [ant: loyal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "disloyal":
     alienated, apostate, collaborative, deceitful, derelict,
     disaffected, estranged, faithless, false, fickle, heretical,
     inconstant, not true to, of bad faith, perfidious, recreant,
     renegade, subversive, tergiversant, tergiversating, traitorous,
     treacherous, treasonable, treasonous, trothless, unfaithful,
     unloyal, unsteadfast, untrue, untrustworthy

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