Synonyms of conniving in English:



  • a conniving little toady with an eye for the main chance
    scheming, plotting, colluding, cunning, crafty, calculating, devious, designing, wily, sly, tricky, artful, guileful, slippery, slick; manipulative, Machiavellian, unscrupulous, unprincipled, disingenuous; duplicitous, deceitful, underhand, treacherous, Janus-faced
    informal foxy
    South African informal slim
    archaic subtle
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