cheating

Definitions of cheating
  1. noun
    a deception for profit to yourself
    synonyms: cheat
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    types:
    gerrymander
    an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)
    type of:
    deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation
    the act of deceiving
  2. adjective
    violating accepted standards or rules
    synonyms: dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike
    unfair, unjust
    not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception
  3. adjective
    not faithful to a spouse or lover
    synonyms: adulterous, two-timing
    unfaithful
    having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend
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