"cheats" in the noun sense
1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum
weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land seeds sometimes considered poisonous
2. chess, cheat, Bromus secalinus
weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
3. deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker
someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
4. swindle, cheat, rig
the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
"that book is a fraud"
5. cheat, cheating
a deception for profit to yourself
"cheats" 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?"
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