HyperDic: scheming

English > 2 senses of the word scheming:
ADJECTIVEallscheming, calculating, calculative, conniving, shrewdused of persons
allscheming, designingconcealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest
scheming > pronunciation
Soundsskiy'mihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > scheming: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of persons.
Synonymscalculating, calculative, conniving, shrewd
Broaderharddispassionate
Spanishcalculador, interesado
Catalancalculador
English > scheming: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningconcealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest.
Examples
  • "a scheming wife"
  • "a scheming gold digger"
Synonymdesigning
Broaderartfulmarked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
Spanishconspirador, maquinador
Catalanconspirador, maquinador

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