Translation of manipulative in Spanish:


de manipulación, adj.

Pronunciation /məˈnɪpjəˌleɪdɪv/ /məˈnɪpjələdɪv/ /məˈnɪpjʊlətɪv/

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  • 1

    (techniques/skills) de manipulación
    (techniques/skills) manual
    • He would also be unable to undertake employment which involved prolonged fine manipulative skills.
  • 2

    • He has been shown to be dishonest, calculating, egocentric, manipulative and a control freak.
    • It fitted with his manipulative desire to control and dominate.
    • When the crown passed to Edward, just ten years old and physically frail, the way opened for manipulative adults to seize control.
    • I don't want to hear about your mind games or your manipulative tricks anymore.
    • My sister had told me of incidents of violence in the past, and of controlling and manipulative behaviour.
    • There's something very calculating and manipulative about how he does things.
    • You're not calculating, not manipulative, not any of those things.
    • Police say he was manipulative, dishonest, cunning and intimidating.
    • She was certainly clever enough, but her nature was not conniving or manipulative in any way.
    • They were shrewd, but not smart; manipulative but not masterful.
    • Francois Truffaut once said that the documentary is a thousand times more manipulative and deceptive than the work of fiction.
    • It was silly and manipulative, but I liked it anyway, in part because of how silly and manipulative it was.
    • For that, she is condemned as secretive and manipulative.
    • But what begins as manipulative flirtation soon turns into a dangerous and erotic game of passion, power and betrayal.
    • But what I admire, or more accurately, am in awe of, is his manipulative ability.
    • Why is it when, after greatly resisting temptation you eventually weaken and submit to its manipulative forces?
    • I'm increasingly angry at my brother and his wife for their manipulative ways.
    • Evie is a manipulative, dangerous and damaged character, but Tracy is blind to this and easily gets swallowed up in Evie's world.
    • They are trained to perform osteopathic manipulative treatment.