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  • v. To be unfaithful to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage


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  • "And tell them how the King'd buy some poor bugger's watch or ring or fountain pen for a pittance, the last bloody thing he had in the world, and sell it high and never tell and cheat on the price, cheat, always cheat. Eh?"

    Noble House

  • I was tempted to cheat on the 10,000 steps by strapping the pedometer to my ankle and shaking my foot while I watched Oprah and ate fudgesicles, or clipping it on the dog’s collar and letting him chase the squirrels through the backyards.

    CSS: Shaping the New You

  • It sometimes seemed to me that my parents were the only ones in Paris who didn’t cheat on each other, though I didn’t think Delphine’s did either.

    Dreaming in French

  • Etoro seniors are deeply concerned that some youths may cheat on the system and that they will attempt to augment their semen intake by “stealing” semen from their age mates through illicit affairs.

    Why Nothing Works

  • When the Jew returned home, his daughter questioned him of Ali and he told her what had happened; whereupon she said, “Summon a Jinni and ask him of the youth, whether he be indeed Mercury Ali or another who seeketh to put a cheat on thee.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Sultan in his kingdom and carried off his wife, the Queen Sophia; nor did this suffice her, but she must put another cheat on us and cut the throat of my brother Sharrkan and indeed I have bound myself and sworn by the solemnest oaths that there is no help but I take blood wit from her.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Underwent analysis with Doc Lesnick out of a stated desire to “explore Freudian thought” and allay his impulses to cheat on his wife with an onslaught of CP women “out for my gelt — not my body.”

    The Big Nowhere

  • Answered the ass, ‘Not so, O son of the Sultan, but I dread lest he put a cheat on me and mount upon me; for he hath a thing called Pack saddle, which he setteth on my back; also a thing called Girths which he bindeth about my belly; and a thing called

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Hasan sneezed and vomited the Bhang; then, opening his eyes, he looked about him right and left and found himself amiddleward the sea on aboard a ship in full sail, and saw the Persian sitting by him; wherefore he knew that the accursed Magian had put a cheat on him and that he had fallen into the very peril against which his mother had warned him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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