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cheater

[chee-ter] /ˈtʃi tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that cheats.
2.
cheaters, Slang.
  1. eyeglasses; spectacles.
  2. falsies.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see cheat, -er1
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Examples from the web for cheater
  • We believe that when solving puzzles, you're not a cheater.
  • They're installing nitrous oxide systems, a cheater's technology on the track.
  • Since this cheater's mousse is only made with chocolate and cream, its success depends on the quality of the chocolate.
Word Origin and History for cheater
n.

early 14c., "royal officer in charge of the king's escheats," agent noun from cheat (v.). Meaning "dishonest player" is recorded from 1530s.

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