Definition of conniving in English:

conniving

Line breaks: con|niv¦ing
Pronunciation: /kəˈnʌɪvɪŋ
 
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adjective

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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