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cheat

noun

1 cheat

Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous.

synonyms: bearded darnel, darnel, Lolium temulentum, tare.

Dutch: dolik
Polish: życica roczna



2 cheat

Weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat.

synonyms: Bromus secalinus, chess.

Polish: stokłosa kostrzeba, stokłosa żytnia

3 cheat

Someone who leads you to believe something that is not true.

synonyms: beguiler, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster.

Roget 548: deceiver etc. (deceive) etc. 545; dissembler, hypocrite; sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe, ... show more

Dutch: bedrieger, volksverlakker
Polish: mamiciel, zwodnik, zwodziciel

4 cheat

The act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme.

synonyms: rig, swindle.

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Dutch: zwendel

5 cheat

A deception for profit to yourself.

synonym: cheating.

Polish: nabranie, oszukanie

verb

1 cheat

Deprive somebody of something by deceit:
— We were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme.

synonyms: chisel, rip off.

2 cheat

Defeat someone through trickery or deceit.

synonyms: chicane, chouse, jockey, screw, shaft.

Roget 545: deceive, take in; defraud, cheat, jockey, do, cozen, diddle, nab, chouse, play one false, bilk, cully, jilt, ... show more

Dutch: oplichterij

3 cheat

Engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud.

synonym: chisel.

Dutch: foefelen, foezelen, knoeien, sjoemelen

4 cheat

Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage:
— She cheats on her husband.

synonyms: betray, cheat on, cuckold, wander.

Dutch: bedriegen, echtbreken, hoorndrager, vals spelen, vreemdgaan


Moby thesaurus: ballot-box stuffing, bamboozle, bamboozlement, beat, befool, beguile, beguile of, bilk, blackleg, boodle, bunco, burn, cardsharping, charlatan, cheater, cheating, chicane, chicanery, chisel, chiseler ... show more.

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