Cheaters

cheater

[chee-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that cheats.
2.
cheaters, Slang.
a.
eyeglasses; spectacles.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see cheat, -er1

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cheater
early 14c., "royal officer in charge of the king's escheats;" meaning "dishonest player" is recorded from 1530s. See cheat.
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