Meaning of MANIPULATIVE in English

MANIPULATIVE

/ məˈnɪpjələtɪv; NAmE -leɪtɪv/ adjective

1.

( disapproving ) skilful at influencing sb or forcing sb to do what you want, often in an unfair way

2.

( formal ) connected with the ability to handle objects skilfully :

manipulative skills such as typing and knitting

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.