designing

[ dih-zahy-ning ]
/ dɪˈzaɪ nɪŋ /

adjective

scheming; intriguing; artful; crafty.
showing or using forethought.

noun

the act or art of making designs.

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Origin of designing

First recorded in 1610–20; design + -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM designing

de·sign·ing·ly, adverbwell-de·sign·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for designing

designing
/ (dɪˈzaɪnɪŋ) /

adjective

artful and scheming; conniving; crafty

Derived forms of designing

designingly, adverb
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