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Pronunciation: /ˈskiːmɪŋ/

Translation of scheming in Spanish:


  • (usually before noun/generalmente delante del nombre) [character/politician] intrigante, maquinador that scheming woman is after his money esa intrigante solo quiere su dinero his underhand scheming ways sus tejemanejes [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • She was planning, or rather scheming, in her children's lives.
    • When my friend told me about this aspect of the pre-interview my scheming humorist mind awakened like a sleeping giant.
    • They comply, but the scheming Lane has other plans.


uncountable/no numerable
  • maquinaciones (feminine plural), intrigas (feminine plural)

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