[ UK /t‍ʃˈiːt/ ]
[ US /ˈtʃit/ ]
  1. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  2. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
    Who's chiseling on the side?
  3. deprive somebody of something by deceit
    This salesman ripped us off!
    They chiseled me out of my money
    we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme
    The con-man beat me out of $50
  4. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    She cheats on her husband
    Might her husband be wandering?
  1. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
    that book is a fraud
  2. a deception for profit to yourself
  3. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  4. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  5. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
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How To Use cheat In A Sentence

  • In town for the competition is Phil's arch rival and inveterate cheat Ray and his lovely American daughter Christina.
  • The referee said I was a liar and a cheat, but my foot was injured at that time.
  • Payoffs and kickbacks and cheating and lying to the public are a way of life.
  • It was so obvious they have had contact since NZ and this was a scripted farce to deter us from the fact that Jason Mesnick the most hated man in America and his ice princess walk of shamer Molly WERE CHEATING. Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
  • Cohen claimed that criminals posing as salesmen cheat Americans out of billions of dollars each year.
  • Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., who chairs an investigative subcommittee that will hold a hearing on the report today, said the Obama administration should "get on with it and actually debar the worst of the tax cheats from the contractor workforce. GAO report: Tax cheats received billions in stimulus funds
  • Trouble broke out in the match when one of the players called a member of the other team a cheat.
  • It's a real dilemma but please don't think of cheating or tricking your partner. The Sun
  • cheating is wrong
  • There might be a temptation to cheat if students sit too close together.
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