Synonyms of scheming


1. scheme, intrigue, connive, plot

usage: form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

2. scheme, plan

usage: devise a system or form a scheme for


1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd, hard (vs. soft)

usage: used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"

2. designing, scheming, artful (vs. artless)

usage: concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest; "a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue"- W.Churchill; "a scheming wife"; "a scheming gold digger"

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Definition and meaning of scheming (Dictionary)