Definition of 'calculating'
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He glanced at his watch, calculating the hours left to kill. AMAGANSETT (2004)Jenny, I just couldn't get over the feeling that she was waiting, calculating, stalling in some way. AFTERMATH (2004)The calculating Mr Livingstone, Arnold guessed, would be far more interested in profit than environment. A TROUT IN THE MILK (2004)
He slipped after a time into a kind of waking sleep, his mind lucid but frozen, contemplating nothing, calculating nothing. MAJIPOOR CHRONICLES (2004)
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In Common Usage. calculating is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'calculating'
British English: calculating ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as calculating, you disapprove of the fact that they deliberately plan to get what they want, often by hurting or harming other people.
He is a cool, calculating and clever criminal who could strike again.
Definition of calculating from the Collins English Dictionary
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