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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conniving mean? 

CONNIVING (adjective)
  The adjective CONNIVING has 2 senses:

1. acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
2. used of persons

  Familiarity information: CONNIVING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CONNIVING (adjective)

Sense 1conniving [BACK TO TOP]


Acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end


collusive; conniving


covert (secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed)

Sense 2conniving [BACK TO TOP]


Used of persons


calculating; calculative; scheming; conniving; shrewd

Context example:

the most calculating and selfish men in the community


hard (dispassionate)

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