- a person or thing that cheats.
- cheaters, Slang.
- eyeglasses; spectacles.
Origin of cheater
Related Words for cheaterswindler, trickster, deceiver, victimizer, grifter, shark, scammer, bilk, fraudster
Examples from the Web for cheater
Contemporary Examples of cheater
Common wisdom has long held that if you romance a cheater he or she will one day cheat on you.What Turns a Love Affair Into a Relationship That Actually Lasts?
January 14, 2014
He is not crassly referred to as a cheater, a scoundrel or a liar.Petraeus Affair Stereotypes: The General, The Flirt And The Harlot
November 15, 2012
But does the sleep aid really heat up the bedroom—and does it make a cheater forget the guilt?Is Ambien Sex Hotter?
December 6, 2009
Only one thing scared Alex more than being called a cheater—being ignored.The Daily Beast Recommends
The Daily Beast
May 5, 2009
Historical Examples of cheater
For you were always a cheater and a schemer, grabbing every earthly thing for your own profit.Seven Short Plays
Vile Cozener, Cheater and Dissembler, now indeed we both are caught.The Stolen Heiress
So spoke La-lah, otherwise the Cheater, and Sime laughed scornfully.Children of the Frost
A motley company indeed—black-legs, and would-be-gentlemen—the cheater and the cheated.Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman
William L. Stone
The men below saw Grant hit the cheater upon the point of the jaw and throw him half conscious under the ladder.In the Heart of a Fool
William Allen White
Word Origin and History for cheater
early 14c., "royal officer in charge of the king's escheats," agent noun from cheat (v.). Meaning "dishonest player" is recorded from 1530s.