What does scheming mean?

Definitions for scheming
ˈski mɪŋschem·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewdadjective

    used of persons

    "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"

  2. designing, schemingadjective

    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"


  1. schemingadjective

    Tending to scheme.


  1. scheming

    Scheming refers to the act or practice of making secret plans, typically with dishonest or deceptive intentions, in order to achieve a particular outcome or advantage for oneself. It involves strategically plotting and manipulating situations or individuals to attain personal gain, often at the expense of others' well-being or interests.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scheming

    of Scheme

  2. Schemingadjective

    given to forming schemes; artful; intriguing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scheming in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scheming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of scheming in a Sentence

  1. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    We will under no circumstances allow northern Syria to become a victim of their scheming. Because this constitutes a threat for us.

  2. Lili Bernard:

    Once in the lobby, I realized I had just survived an. encounter with a scheming madman who hid his demons behind an alluring personality.

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