- A secretary using flirtation to get special privileges at work is an example of someone manipulative.
- Reporting on water safety in a way that suggests a company is taking better care of the environment than they actually are is an example of something manipulative.
The definition of manipulative is a person who controls things to get what they want, or information that is false or changed to help further a goal.
Serving, tending, or having the power to manipulate.
Any of various objects designed to be moved or arranged by hand as a means of developing motor skills or understanding abstractions, especially in mathematics.
(comparative more manipulative, superlative most manipulative)