English adjective: designing
|1.||designing concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest|
|Samples||A selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue.|
A scheming wife.
A scheming gold digger.
English noun: designing
|1.||designing (act) the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)|
|Samples||He contributed to the design of a new instrument.|
|Broader (hypernym)||creating by mental acts|