Synonyms for cheating

Synonyms for (noun) cheating

Synonyms: cheat, cheating

Definition: a deception for profit to yourself

Similar words: dissembling, dissimulation, deceit, deception

Definition: the act of deceiving

Synonyms for (adjective) cheating

Synonyms: unsporting, unsportsmanlike, dirty, foul, cheating

Definition: violating accepted standards or rules

Usage: a dirty fighter; used foul means to gain power; a nasty unsporting serve; fined for unsportsmanlike behavior

Similar words: unfair, unjust

Definition: not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

Usage: used unfair methods; it was an unfair trial; took an unfair advantage


Synonyms: two-timing, adulterous, cheating

Definition: not faithful to a spouse or lover

Usage: adulterous husbands and wives; a two-timing boyfriend

Similar words: unfaithful

Definition: having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend

Usage: her husband was unfaithful