cheater

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cheater someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cheater An escheator.
    • Cheater One who cheats. "All the Jews, jobbers, bubblers , subscribers, projectors, etc."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cheater An escheater.
    • n cheater One who cheats; a cheat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cheater one who cheats:
    • ns Cheater (Shak.) an officer who collected the fines to be paid into the Exchequer
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. cheten, a form of escheten, to escheat.

Usage

In literature:

Let us time, the cheater, cheat, Kiss me, darling, kiss me, sweet.
"Yesterdays" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
And are those knaves within your cheaters!
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
In sum, he is a danger in a court, a cheater in a city, a jester in the country, and a jackanapes in all.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
For two cents I'd tell what I know about you, you cheater, and we'd see how long you'd stay so cocky!
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour
They shall be Excheckers to me, and Ile be cheaters to them both.
"The Merry Wives of Windsor" by William Shakespeare
Now and again he called the cheaters by hard name, but he always paid them their money.
"Capt'n Davy's Honeymoon 1893" by Hall Caine
The cheater felt the big man's hand catch him and hold him.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
Cheaters deserve no consideration.
"The Upward Path" by Various
It seems to me, belike, a ghost has been your cheater.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. VIII" by Various
It was Corentin the Gibbet-cheater, become chief of the vagabonds.
"The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman" by Eugène Sue
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In poetry:

cho; You know she's a cheater, son
And you think that you're the one
That's got a lot of what it takes to change her;
I've no doubt that you can get her
You ain't much, but that don't matter
Nothin' suits her better than a stranger.
"Your Time's Comin'" by Shel Silverstein

In news:

But relationship experts say past behavior is a better predictor of the future than any cheater 's promises.
'My Husband Is a Cheater and Liar But I Just Can't Leave'.
Selfishness is a common trait among tax cheaters .
Tax cheaters aren't great friends, either.
Don't you think he or other cheaters before him maybe paid somebody to cover for him.
Uh Oh… There's Proof Kim Is A Cheater .
There's a quaint old bit of folk wisdom that suggests cheaters never prosper.
Even veteran professors, who proctored exams in jobs at other colleges before coming here, part of an endless chase to catch cheaters, say the honor system at Washington and Lee is the real deal.
Look, I'm on Lance Armstrong's side, as much as one can be on the side of a suspected/known cheater.
Pro sports quietly discovering depth of performance-enhanced cheaters, WADA chief says.
Cheaters don't deserve to be in Hall of Fame.
It is often said that cheaters never prosper.
Pro sports quietly discovering depth of performance- enhanced cheaters, WADA chief says.
I'm considering a type of cheater RV conversion on a school bus.
You can't keep a strong woman down, and that couldn't be more true than for Evelyn Lozada, who has emerged more confident than ever following her painful high-profile divorce from serial cheater Chad 'Ochocinco' Johnson last summer.
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In science:

The population cascade associated to cheater expansion can unexpectedly direct to its recovery.
Plasticity facilitates sustainable growth in the commons
This is related to its highly reactive response to cheaters.
Plasticity facilitates sustainable growth in the commons
PG when few cheaters (or few nP s) are detected in their earlier interaction group.
Plasticity facilitates sustainable growth in the commons
P , or equivalently a cheater, in a group of N -1 P s).
Plasticity facilitates sustainable growth in the commons
Cheaters (Ch), i.e., agents that are permanently in the nP state, arise from plastic producers by mutation. (B) Following this, a constitutive producer corresponds to the case q> = q< = 0, while a stochastic producer exhibits nonzero q> = q< .
Plasticity facilitates sustainable growth in the commons
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