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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: conniving (0.02062 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to conniving.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: connive berkomplot, membiarkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: conniving conniving adj 1: acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end [syn: collusive] 2: used of persons; “the most calculating and selfish men in the community” [syn: calculating, calculative, scheming, shrewd]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Conniving Connive \Con*nive"\ (k[o^]n*n[imac]v"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Connived (-n[imac]vd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conniving.] [L. connivere to shut the eyes, connive, fr. con- + (perh.) a word akin to nicere to beckon, nictare to wink.] 1. To open and close the eyes rapidly; to wink. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The artist is to teach them how to nod judiciously, and to connive with either eye. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. To close the eyes upon a fault; to wink (at); to fail or forbear by intention to discover an act; to permit a proceeding, as if not aware of it; -- usually followed by at. [1913 Webster] To connive at what it does not approve. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] In many of these, the directors were heartily concurring; in most of them, they were encouraging, and sometimes commanding; in all they were conniving. --Burke. [1913 Webster] The government thought it expedient, occasionally, to connive at the violation of this rule. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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