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- (informal, of a person) prone to cheating.
2009 March 4, Zoe Williams, “Paxo, you're a pint of mild”, in The Guardian:
- Now, to recap ... ach, you don't need a recap: winning team disqualified; cheaty accountant spoiled play; runner-up team promoted to winning team.
- (informal) Involving cheating; fraudulent.
- a cheaty technique