cheat at (something)

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cheat at (something)

To act deceptively or unfairly while completing a task or participating in a competition. My little brother cheats at every board game, so it's not much fun to play with him.
See also: cheat

cheat at something

to use deception while competing [against someone]. They say she cheats at cards. The mob is likely to cheat at getting the contracts.
See also: cheat
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A person commits an offence if he a) cheats at gambling, or b) does anything for the purpose of enabling or assisting another person to cheat at gambling.