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  • nounperson who fools others
  • nountrick
  • verbdefraud, fool
  • verbfrustrate, thwart

synonyms for cheat

  • charlatan
  • con artist
  • crook
  • hypocrite
  • impostor
  • rascal
  • rogue
  • swindler
  • trickster
  • bluff
  • chiseler
  • deceiver
  • decoy
  • defrauder
  • dodger
  • double-crosser
  • double-dealer
  • fake
  • masquerader
  • pretender
  • quack
  • scammer
  • shark
  • sharper
  • shyster
  • confidence operator
  • conniver
  • cozener
  • enticer
  • inveigler
See also synonyms for: cheated / cheating
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This comes in part from the fact that the Cullinan has a cheat sheet.
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They were salt-packed and full of “preservatives” and that ghastly enemy, MSG, but more than anything, they were the tools of cheats.
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“There should be a cheat sheet out there for what test to use when,” Wells said.
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For example, when you’re gearing up for a big promotional launch, create a cheat sheet of pre-written social copy and send over several variations that fit different channels.
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Using that formula, which is a bit of a cheat, e-commerce is now closer to 21%.
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He turned to Miller, and said haughtily in his imperfect English, “Did you see the cheat, you?”
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And thirdly he knew that his adversary would cheat if he could and that his adversary suspected him of fraudulent designs.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She had submitted to giving up the salmon, but the devil himself should not cheat her out of her dessert.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
I soon find out when they are trying to cheat me; then they come smirking and smiling with 'Guten Abis.'
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The tongue can't cheat the brain, and right now reading is out of the question.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
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WORDS RELATED TO CHEAT

  • betray
  • bluff
  • burn
  • cheat
  • chisel
  • con
  • deceive
  • delude
  • double-cross
  • dupe
  • entice
  • exploit
  • finesse
  • flimflam
  • gyp
  • have
  • hoodwink
  • impose on
  • jockey
  • juggle
  • lure
  • manipulate
  • mislead
  • play
  • play for a sucker
  • rook
  • rope in
  • scam
  • seduce
  • shave
  • snow
  • stick
  • string along
  • suck in
  • take
  • take in
  • trick
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