cheat cheat  /ˈtʃit/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  2. (n) weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  3. (n) someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  4. (n) the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
  5. (n) a deception for profit to yourself
  6. (v) deprive somebody of something by deceit
  7. (v) defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  8. (v) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
  9. (v) be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As more students turn to online paper mills for help, schools are fighting back with their own high-tech methods of detecting cheats.
  2. It's been labeled the worst act of cheating in the history of sport.
  3. And a lot of times men cheat because there are so many women out there willing to cheat.

News

  1. ‘If They Cheat With You, They Cheat On You’: Kris Humphries’ Ex Mocks Kim Kardashian During Kanye Cheating Scandal

    Everyone has something to say about the Kanye West cheating scandal , including his baby mama’s ex-husband’s ex-girlfriend, who mocked Kim Kardashian on Wednesday after the news broke, and RadarOnline.com… READ ON
    on June 13, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

  2. Watch as Criss Angel attempts to cheat death again

    Criss Angel is at it again. Following last month’s live spectacle on Fremont Street, in which the Luxor headliner escaped a web of falling swords released by onlookers, Angel is inviting the public to join him as he attempts to cheat death again in a blindfolded beam walk illusion at Fashion Show Mall on Saturday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

  3. “Lie, Cheat, and Genuflect” at the Barn

    Left to right - Jaime Collick, Justin Mackey, Emilee Caughel and Gino Fracassa hover over Jeff Pedue in The Barn Theatre’s opening production of the comedy, “Lie, Cheat, and Genuflect” June 13-15. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sanilac County News

Quotes

  1. "I think (a two-match ban) would be extremely exaggerated," Tabarez said. "I think (calling him a cheat) wold be too far-fetched and too twisted."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  2. "They are enormous role models for everybody," Specter said. "If you can cheat in the NFL, you can cheat in college, you can cheat in high school, you can cheat on your grade-school math test. There's no limit as to what you can do. I think...
    on May 14, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: USA Today

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