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Adjective: scheming  skee-ming
  1. Serving one's own interests in an unemotional, analytical manner
    "the most scheming and selfish men in the community";
    - calculating, calculative, conniving, shrewd
  2. Concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest
    "a scheming wife";
    - designing
Verb: scheme  skeem
  1. Plot something harmful; scheme in an underhand manner
    - intrigue, connive
  2. Devise a system or form a scheme for

See also: artful, hard

Type of: plan, plot

Encyclopedia: Scheme