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English adjective: cheating

1. cheating not faithful to a spouse or lover

SamplesAdulterous husbands and wives.
A two-timing boyfriend.

Synonymsadulterous, two-timing



2. cheating violating accepted standards or rules

SamplesA dirty fighter.
Used foul means to gain power.
A nasty unsporting serve.
Fined for unsportsmanlike behavior.

Synonymsdirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

Similarunfair, unjust

Antonymsfair, just

English noun: cheating

1. cheating (act) a deception for profit to yourself


Broader (hypernym)deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation

Narrower (hyponym)gerrymander

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