cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Based on a traditional children's rhyme: "Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater, / Had a wife and couldn't keep her; / He put her in a pumpkin shell, / And there he kept her very well."

Noun[edit]

cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater (plural not attested)

  1. (childish) Someone who cheats.
    • 2011, Lara Bergen, Sophie the Snoop
      Archie was a cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater. More proof that he was a thief!