Synonyms of manipulative in English:

manipulative


See definition of manipulative

adjective

1‘a ruthlessly manipulative social climber’

SYNONYMS
scheming, calculating, cunning, crafty, wily, shrewd, devious, designing, conniving, Machiavellian, artful, guileful, slippery, slick, sly, unscrupulous, disingenuous, media-savvy
informal foxy
ANTONYMS

ingenuous

2‘a manipulative skill such as typing’

SYNONYMS
manual, done with one's hands, dexterous