cheater

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From cheat +‎ -er.

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cheater (plural cheaters)

  1. One who cheats.
  2. An improvised breaker bar made from a length of pipe and a wrench (spanner), usually used to free screws, bolts, etc. that are difficult to remove with a ratchet or wrench alone.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English chetour, a variant of achetour, eschetour, from Old French eschetour, escheteur, equivalent to escheat +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

cheater (plural cheaters)

  1. (obsolete) An escheater.

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