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  Definition of cheat
  1. a deception for profit to yourself
  2. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
  3. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  4. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  5. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  6. defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
  7. deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
  8. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who''s chiseling on the side?"
  9. be sexually unfaithful to one''s partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
Similar Words: cheating, swindle, rig, deceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker, chess, Bromus secalinus, darnel, tare, bearded darnel, Lolium temulentum, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey, rip off, chisel, cheat on, cuckold, betray, wander

 

Hyponyms: gerrymander, scam, cozenage, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, pyramiding, holdout, swiz, shell game, thimblerig, bluffer, four-flusher, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, decoy, steerer, dodger, fox, slyboots, double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitor, falsifier, finagler, wangler, forger, counterfeiter, fortune hunter, front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman, hypocrite, dissembler, phony, phoney, pretender, impersonator, imitator, imposter, impostor, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, liar, prevaricator, misleader, mountebank, charlatan, obscurantist, sandbagger, utterer, gazump, cozen, overcharge, soak, surcharge, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, defraud, mulct, bilk, beat, bunk, whipsaw, welsh, juggle, beguile, hoodwink, job, shark, rig, set up, crib, fudge, manipulate, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent, two-time, play around, fool around

 

Entailments: deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

 

Derivational Morphology: chisel, rip off, rig, manipulate, set up, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con, juggle, beguile, hoodwink, deceive, betray, lead astray, trickery, chicanery, guile, wile, shenanigan, deceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, heist, rip-off, cheating, cuckold

 

Anagrams: theca, Teach, teach

 

 
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