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scheming

[ skee-ming ]
/ ˈski mɪŋ /
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adjective
given to making plans, especially sly and underhand ones; crafty.
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Origin of scheming

First recorded in 1830–40; scheme + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM scheming

schem·ing·ly, adverbun·schem·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for scheming

scheming
/ (ˈskiːmɪŋ) /

adjective
given to making plots; cunning
noun
intrigues

Derived forms of scheming

schemingly, adverb
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