Definition of conniving in English:


Syllabification: con·niv·ing
Pronunciation: /kəˈnīviNG


  • Given to or involved in conspiring to do something immoral, illegal, or harmful: a heartless and conniving woman
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    • Naturally, Sally Rogers is nothing like the conniving Yvonne.
    • He always ends up looking smug like he's just done something evil, or conniving like he's planning something evil.
    • I couldn't imagine contemporary female audiences buying a plot wherein conniving men turn their wives into homemaking robots.

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