cheat on

Definition of cheat on


  1. :  to break a promise made to (someone, such as one's wife or husband) by having sex with someone else <He cheated on his wife/girlfriend.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to deprive of something valuable by the use of deceit or fraud

    :  to influence or lead by deceit, trick, or artifice

    :  to elude or thwart by or as if by outwitting

  1. :  the act or an instance of fraudulently deceiving :  deception, fraud

    :  a code (such as a button combination or password) that activates a hidden feature or capability in a computer or video game

    :  one that cheats :  pretender, deceiver

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rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

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