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- n. One who plots or schemes, who formulates plans.
- n. One who is given to scheming.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who forms schemes; a projector; esp., a plotter; an intriguer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who schemes or contrives; a projector; a contriver; a plotter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
Tennyson was also known as a schemer and operator.
Then to be called a schemer before the class and to be pandied when he always got the card for first or second and was the leader of the Yorkists!
Her reward for playing the "sexism card" was relentless grilling by some members of the all-male Judiciary Committee and being characterized as a schemer, a vixen, a liar and a tramp.
Joker said he's not a "schemer" where as the Riddler is nothing but.
He knew I had figured the odds-but it didn't make any difference, because that is the kind of schemer Xanth needs in a King, and he knew it.
On the other hand I have known it to happen that a prisoner went and complained to the doctor, who roughly told him he was a "schemer," and the following week the prisoner was dead.
This "schemer," I learned, had been a great sufferer from pleurisy at
About the time the above conversation took place another "schemer" arrived, and was located a few beds from me.
This man was what the prisoners term a "schemer," and he was certainly the very best actor of his class I ever met with.
"Other than Scott Parker, there isn't a player we wouldn't sell if it was the right bid," says co-owner David Sullivan, who has slapped in a £4m bid for West Bromwich "schemer" Graham Dorrans.