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cheat meaning and definition

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CHEAT noun

Definition of cheat (noun)

  1. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  2. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  3. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  4. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
  5. a deception for profit to yourself

CHEAT verb

Definition of cheat (verb)

  1. 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"
    • synonyms: chisel, rip off
  2. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  3. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    • "Who's chiseling on the side?"
    • synonyms: chisel
  4. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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