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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

snake′ in the grass`(n.)

  1. a treacherous person, esp. one who feigns friendship.

  2. a concealed danger.

Origin of snake in the grass:

1690–1700

Princeton's WordNet

  1. snake, snake in the grass(noun)

    a deceitful or treacherous person

Wiktionary

  1. snake in the grass(Noun)

    A treacherous person.

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