Synonyms of cheat


1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum, rye grass, ryegrass

usage: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

2. chess, cheat, Bromus secalinus, brome, bromegrass

usage: weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

3. deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker, wrongdoer, offender

usage: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

4. swindle, cheat, rig, fraud

usage: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"

5. cheat, cheating, deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation

usage: a deception for profit to yourself


1. cheat, rip off, chisel, victimize, victimise

usage: 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"

2. cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

usage: defeat someone through trickery or deceit

3. cheat, chisel, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"

4. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

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Definition and meaning of cheat (Dictionary)