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cheater

[chee-ter] /ˈtʃi tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that cheats.
2.
cheaters, Slang.
  1. eyeglasses; spectacles.
  2. falsies.
Origin of cheater
1300-1350
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50; See origin at cheat, -er1
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n.

early 14c., "royal officer in charge of the king's escheats," agent noun from cheat (v.). Meaning "dishonest player" is recorded from 1530s.

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