scheming

  • 1 scheming — Ⅰ. scheming UK US /ˈskiːmɪŋ/ adjective DISAPPROVING ► used to describe someone who makes clever secret plans intended to deceive others: »a scheming businessman Ⅱ. scheming UK US /ˈskiːmɪŋ/ noun [U] DISAPPROVING ► …

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  • 2 Scheming — Schem ing, a. Given to forming schemes; artful; intriguing. {Schem ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 scheming — index artful, collusion, collusive, deceptive, devious, diplomatic, dishonest, disingenuous, evasive …

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  • 4 scheming — [adj] deceitful, sly artful, calculating, conniving, crafty, cunning, designing, duplicitous, foxy, slippery, tricky, underhand, wily; concept 542 Ant. aboveboard, honest, open …

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  • 5 scheming — [skē′miŋ] adj. given to forming schemes or plots; crafty, tricky, deceitful, etc. schemingly adv …

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  • 6 Scheming — Scheme Scheme, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Schemed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scheming}.] To make a scheme of; to plan; to design; to project; to plot. [1913 Webster] That wickedness which schemed, and executed, his destruction. G. Stuart. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 scheming — adjective he finally saw his scheming wife for what she really was Syn: cunning, crafty, calculating, devious, designing, conniving, wily, sly, tricky, artful, guileful, slippery, slick, manipulative, Machiavellian, unscrupulous, disingenuous;… …

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  • 8 scheming — adjective Date: 1741 given to forming schemes; especially devious …

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  • 9 scheming — schemingly, adv. /skee ming/, adj. given to making plans, esp. sly and underhand ones; crafty. [1830 40; SCHEME + ING2] Syn. artful, calculating, cunning. * * * …

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  • 10 scheming — Synonyms and related words: Byzantine, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, arch, artful, artifice, astute, cabal, cagey, calculating, canny, chiseling, clever, collusion, collusive, complicity, complot, confederacy, connivance, connivent,… …

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  • 11 scheming — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. tricky, cunning, crafty; see sly 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. crafty, underhanded, sneaky, artful, tricky, conniving, calculating, sly, foxy, slippery. ANT.: artless, innocent III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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  • 12 scheming — skɪːm n. plan, design; system; plot, intrigue; diagram, outline v. plan, devise, plot; intrigue, conspire, contrive …

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  • 13 scheming — a. 1. Planning, contriving. 2. Artful, intriguing …

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  • 14 scheming — adj 1. crafty, artful, designing, sly, cunning, Scot, and North Eng. pawky, wily; underhanded, conniving, devious, Machiavellian, calculating, intriguing, machinating, maneuvering; slick, slick as a whistle, slippery, slippery as an eel, tricky,… …

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  • 15 scheming — adjective Syn: cunning, crafty, calculating, devious, conniving, wily, sly, tricky, artful Ant: ingenuous, honest …

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  • 16 scheming — See: scheme …

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  • 17 scheming — schem•ing [[t]ˈski mɪŋ[/t]] adj. given to making plans, esp. sly and underhand ones; crafty; calculating • Etymology: 1830–40 schem′ing•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 scheming — /ˈskimɪŋ / (say skeeming) adjective given to forming plans, especially underhand ones; crafty …

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  • 19 scheming — adj. & n. adj. artful, cunning, or deceitful. n. plots; intrigues. Derivatives: schemingly adv …

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  • 20 Scheming Schemers — Infobox Film name = Scheming Schemers caption = director = Jules White writer = Felix Adler starring = Moe Howard Larry Fine Shemp Howard Joe Palma Emil Sitka Kenneth MacDonald Christine McIntyre Symona Boniface Dudley Dickerson cinematography =… …

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