Translation: from italianko

to cheat at cards

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  • cheat — n fraud, fake, deceit, deception, *imposture, counterfeit, sham, humbug Analogous words: hoaxing or hoax, bamboozling or bamboozlement (see corresponding verbs at DUPE): *deception, trickery, chicanery, chicane: charlatan, quack, mountebank,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Cheat — Cheat, v. i. To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cheat — I n. 1) a downright; notorious cheat 2) a tax cheat II v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) to cheat at (to cheat at cards) 2) (D; intr.) to cheat on ( to deceive ) (to cheat on one s wife) 3) (D; tr.) to cheat out of (he cheated us out of our money) 4) (misc.) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cheat — cheatable, adj. cheatingly, adv. /cheet/, v.t. 1. to defraud; swindle: He cheated her out of her inheritance. 2. to deceive; influence by fraud: He cheated us into believing him a hero. 3. to elude; deprive of something expected: He cheated the… …   Universalium

  • cheat — [[t]tʃit[/t]] v. t. 1) to defraud; swindle 2) to deceive; influence by fraud 3) to elude; escape: to cheat death[/ex] 4) to practice fraud or deceit 5) to violate rules or agreements: to cheat at cards[/ex] 6) to take an examination in a… …   From formal English to slang

  • cheat — I. verb Etymology: 2cheat Date: 1590 transitive verb 1. to deprive of something valuable by the use of deceit or fraud 2. to influence or lead by deceit, trick, or artifice 3. to elude or thwart by or as if by outwitting < cheat death >… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cheat (game) — Cheat Alternative name(s) I Doubt It/Don t Think So, Bull, Bullshit Cheat, Liar, BS, Bluff, Bullcrap, Bullfrog, Bologna, No Way, Bacon Sandwich Type Shedding type Players 3 8 Skill(s) required lying, card skills Age range any Cards …   Wikipedia

  • Cheat sheet — may refer to the Wikipedia:Cheatsheet. A cheat sheet that is used contrary to the rules of an exam may need to be small enough to conceal in the palm of the hand …   Wikipedia

  • cheat´er — cheat «cheet», verb, noun. –v.i. to play or do business in a way that is not honest; practice deceit; act fraudulently: »He always cheats at cards if he can get away with it. –v.t. 1. to deceive or trick; swindle; defraud (of or out of): »The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheat´a|ble — cheat «cheet», verb, noun. –v.i. to play or do business in a way that is not honest; practice deceit; act fraudulently: »He always cheats at cards if he can get away with it. –v.t. 1. to deceive or trick; swindle; defraud (of or out of): »The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cheat — cheat1 [tʃi:t] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: cheat legal removal of someone s property (14 17 centuries), from escheat] 1.) [I and T] to behave in a dishonest way in order to win or to get an advantage, especially in a competition, game, or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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