HyperDic: cheat

English > 9 senses of the word cheat:
VERBsocialcheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
competitioncheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockeydefeat someone through trickery or deceit
socialcheat, chiselengage in deceitful behavior
socialcheat, cheat on, cuckold, betray, wanderbe sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
NOUNplantcheat, darnel, tare, bearded darnel, Lolium temulentumweedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land
plantcheat, chess, Bromus secalinusweedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
person cheat, deceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
actcheat, swindle, rigthe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
actcheat, cheatinga deception for profit to yourself
cheat > pronunciation
Soundschiy't
Rhymesaesthete ... worksheet: 76 rhymes with iyt...
English > cheat: 9 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningweedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous.
Synonymsdarnel, tare, bearded darnel, Lolium temulentum
Broaderrye grass, ryegrassAny of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses
Spanishcizaña, rabillo
Catalanjull, zitzània
English > cheat: 9 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningweedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat.
Synonymschess, Bromus secalinus
Broaderbrome, bromegrassAny of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus
Catalanescacs
English > cheat: 9 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true.
Synonymsdeceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker
Narrowerbluffer, four-flusherA person who tries to bluff other people
decoy, steererA beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
dodger, fox, slybootsA shifty deceptive person
double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitorA person who says one thing and does another
embezzler, defalcator, peculatorsomeone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
falsifiersomeone who falsifies / falsifies / falsifies / falsifies
finagler, wanglerA deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
forger, counterfeitersomeone who makes copies illegally
fortune hunterA person who seeks wealth through marriage
front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawmanA person used as a cover for some questionable activity
hypocrite, dissembler, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretenderA person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
impersonator, imitatorsomeone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role playerA person who makes deceitful pretenses
liar, prevaricatorA person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
misleadersomeone who leads astray (often deliberately)
mountebank, charlatanA flamboyant deceiver
obscurantistA person who is deliberately vague
sandbaggersomeone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
swindler, defrauder, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifterA person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud / fraud
two-timersomeone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
utterersomeone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins
Broaderwrongdoer, offenderA person who transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishestafador, tramposo
Catalanestafador, trampós
Verbscheatengage in deceitful behavior
English > cheat: 9 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme.
Synonymsswindle, rig
Narrowerbunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflamA swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
gyp, gip(sometimes offensive) an act of swindling or cheating
holdoutThe act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later
pyramidingA fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors / distributors selling to other distributors / distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated
scam, cozenageA fraudulent business scheme
shell game, thimblerigA swindling sleight-of-hand game
swizBritish slang for a swindle
BroaderfraudIntentional deception resulting in injury to another person
Spanishaletazo, arana, embaimiento, embaucamiento, engañifa, engaño, estafa, fraude, mangancia, petardo, pufo, superchería, timo, tocomocho, trapacería
Catalanenganyifa, engany, ensarronada, estafada, estafa, martingala, tripijoc
Verbscheatdefeat someone through trickery or deceit
English > cheat: 9 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA deception for profit to yourself.
Synonymcheating
NarrowergerrymanderAn act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)
Broaderdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
Spanishengaño, estafa, fraude, timo, trampa
Catalanestafa, frau, trampa
Verbscheatdeprive somebody of something by deceit
English > cheat: 9 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeprive somebody of something by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
ModelThey cheat him of all his money; Sam cannot cheat Sue
Example "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"
Synonymsrip off, chisel
Entailsdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Narrowerbeat, bunkavoid paying
bilkcheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
cozencheat or trick
gazumpRaise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
gyp, gip(sometimes offensive) to cheat or swindle
juggle, beguile, hoodwinkInfluence by slyness
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
welsh, welchcheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
whipsawvictimize, especially in gambling or negotiations
Broadervictimize, victimisemake a victim / victim of
Spanisharrancar, birlar, descuerar, engañar, estafar, timar
Catalanensarronar, estafar
Nounscheat, cheatinga deception for profit to yourself
cheatersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
English > cheat: 9 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningdefeat someone through trickery or deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymschouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishatornillar, hacer trampa, los chichos
Nounscheatthe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
cheatersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
English > cheat: 9 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningEngage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud / fraud.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue cheat
Synonymchisel
NarrowercozenAct with artful deceit
cribUse a crib, as in an exam
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresentTamper, with the purpose of deception
jobProfit privately from public office and official business
rig, set upArrange the outcome of by means of deceit
sharkPlay the shark
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishhacer trampa
Nounscheat, cheatersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
cheatinga deception for profit to yourself
English > cheat: 9 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningBe sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot cheat Sue
Example"She cheats on her husband"
Synonymscheat on, cuckold, betray, wander
Narrowerplay around, fool aroundcommit adultery
two-timecarry on a romantic relationship with two people at the same time
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishengañar, poner los cuernos, ser infiel
Catalanenganyar

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