Part of speech:
(Archaic) Evil; wicked.
Done or obtained by fraud
The definition of conniving is someone who is prone to scheming in a harmful way.
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat
Lively or playful:
Characterized by lack of moral principles; unscrupulous
Having or showing no regard for what is right or honorable; devoid of scruples.
Appropriate to or characteristic of a villain:
Of or resembling a fox.
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
(Informal) Clever in deception or trickery; deceptively plausible; smooth
Skillful at trickery or deceit; crafty; wily
Devious or deceptive.
Full of wiles; crafty; sly
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