Definition of Manipulative:

  1. Relating to manipulation of an object or part of the body.

  2. Characterized by unscrupulous control of a situation or person.

  3. Item or object that has one or more manipulable characteristics or properties and can be used to model or represent a problem or situation.

  4. That attempts to control or play upon others hopes or fears to attain selfish ends while disregarding their aspirations or well being.

Synonyms of Manipulative

Manual, Done with ones hands, Dexterous, Scheming, Calculating, Cunning, Crafty, Wily, Shrewd, Devious, Designing, Conniving, Machiavellian, Artful, Guileful, Slippery, Slick, Sly, Unscrupulous, Disingenuous, Media-savvy

How to use Manipulative in a sentence?

  1. There were some manipulative practices being utilized by the illegal business that was operating with subterfuge in its relationships with the people.
  2. My mother was very manipulative sometimes and made me really angry cause she told me what to do and how to be.
  3. Jennifer is a very manipulative individual, where she used her parents death to convince others to provide her comfort and wealth.
  4. A manipulative skill.
  5. She was sly, selfish, and manipulative.

Meaning of Manipulative & Manipulative Definition