schemer

schemer
scheme NOUN 1) a systematic plan or arrangement for achieving a particular object or effect. 2) a secret or underhand plan; a plot. 3) a particular ordered system or pattern: a classical rhyme scheme.
VERB 1) make plans in an underhand way; plot. 2) arrange according to a colour scheme.
DERIVATIVES schemer noun.
ORIGIN Greek skhma 'form, figure' .

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