What is the definition of cheat?

Definitions for cheat

  • noun - a deception for profit to yourself
  • noun - the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
  • verb - defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  • verb - 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"
  • verb - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
  • verb - be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
  • noun - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  • noun - weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  • noun - weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  • Pronounciation of cheat

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    Synonyms for cheat

    cheating trickster Bromus secalinus Lolium temulentum swindle beguiler darnel rig deceiver slicker tare cheater chess bearded darnel shaft rip off betray screw chisel wander chicane cheat on chouse jockey cuckold

    Antonyms for cheat

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    Holonyms for cheat

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    Hypernyms for cheat

    dissembling offender ryegrass dissimulation brome deception fraud bromegrass deceit wrongdoer rye grass beat out vanquish lead on crush victimize delude shell victimise cozen beat trounce deceive

    Hyponyms for cheat

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

    Meronyms for cheat

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    Sounds like cheat

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