Definitions for cheat

Definitions for (noun) cheat

Main entry: cheat, cheating

Definition: a deception for profit to yourself

Main entry: rig, swindle, cheat

Definition: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

Usage: that book is a fraud

Main entry: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

Main entry: Bromus secalinus, cheat, chess

Definition: weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

Main entry: Lolium temulentum, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, darnel

Definition: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

Definitions for (verb) cheat

Main entry: shaft, screw, cheat, chicane, chouse, jockey

Definition: defeat someone through trickery or deceit

Main entry: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: 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

Main entry: cheat, chisel

Definition: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

Usage: Who's chiseling on the side?

Main entry: betray, cheat, cheat on, wander, cuckold

Definition: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

Usage: She cheats on her husband; Might her husband be wandering?

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