Scheme, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Schemed p. pr. & vb. n. Scheming.] To make a scheme of; to plan; to design; to project; to plot.
That wickedness which schemed, and executed, his destruction. --G. Stuart.
Schem·ing, a. Given to forming schemes; artful; intriguing. -- Schem*ing*ly, adv.
adj 1: used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in
the community" [syn: calculating, calculative, conniving,
2: concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest;
"a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark
schemes of European intrigue"- W.Churchill; "a scheming
wife"; "a scheming gold digger" [syn: designing]