He admitted that he cheated in each and every one of his Tour de France wins by blood doping and the use of EPO and testosterone.
A guy decided to prank his girlfriend of five years by telling her he cheated on her.
I found the loophole, cheated cancer, and rediscovered the pleasure of martinis.
Armstrong recounts how he cheated death while he trained to be an astronaut.
He also writes that he wishes “it would go away, and that almost everyone who ever cheated would go away, too.”
Does a woman wait all those months to be cheated at the end?
He had been vanquished, cheated, scorned, shamefully flouted.
Jeff strode happily down the road, and he had cheated his customer in no way.
Most of the boys felt as if in some way Paul had cheated them.
You ought to let M. Schmucke know the value of all those things, for he is a man that could be cheated like a child.
mid-15c., "to escheat," a shortening of Old French escheat, legal term for revision of property to the state when the owner dies without heirs, literally "that which falls to one," past participle of escheoir "befall by chance, happen, devolve," from Vulgar Latin *excadere "to fall away," from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + cadere "to fall" (see case (n.1)). Also cf. escheat. The royal officers evidently had a low reputation. Meaning evolved through "confiscate" (mid-15c.) to "deprive unfairly" (1580s). To cheat on (someone) "be sexually unfaithful" first recorded 1934. Related: Cheated; cheating.
late 14c., "forfeited property," from cheat (v.). Meaning "a deceptive act" is from 1640s; earlier, in thieves' jargon, it meant "a stolen thing" (late 16c.), and earlier still "dice" (1530s). Meaning "a swindler" is from 1660s.
To be sexually unfaithful; get a little on the side (1930s+)