1. manipulative

adjective. ['məˈnɪpjəˌleɪtɪv'] skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage.


  • maladroit

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Rhymes with Manipulative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Sentences with manipulative

1. Adjective
He can be very manipulative, in a behind-the-scenes kind of way.

2. Noun, singular or mass
However, Rome wasn't viewed as a manipulative, controlling city that forced compliance.

Quotes about manipulative

1. At least one reason for trying to live lives that make a difference is that by so living, we hope we will not be forgotten by those who benefit from our trying to make a difference. Yet to try to insure we will not be forgotten too often results in desperate manipulative strategies that are doomed to fail.
- Stanley Hauerwas