"cheating" in the noun sense
1. cheat, cheating
a deception for profit to yourself
"cheating" in the verb sense
1. cheat, rip off, chisel
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
defeat someone through trickery or deceit
3. cheat, chisel
engage in deceitful behavior practice trickery or fraud
"Who's chiseling on the side?"
4. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander
be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
"She cheats on her husband"
"Might her husband be wandering?"
"cheating" in the adjective sense
1. adulterous, cheating, two-timing
not faithful to a spouse or lover
"adulterous husbands and wives"
"a two-timing boyfriend"
2. cheating, dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike
violating accepted standards or rules
"a dirty fighter"
"used foul means to gain power"
"a nasty unsporting serve"
"fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
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