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Definition of wangle

wangle

  • To obtain information or a physical item from someone by stealth. To obtain same after convincing someone that it is acceptable to part with the item or information.
    I "wangled" the test format from the professor.
    I "wangled" the teacher's pet.

    Last edited on Apr 12 2013. Submitted by Larry W. on Jan 07 2005.

verb

  • to cause an unlikely though desired turn of events to come true.
    There aren't any tickets for the Super Bowl left. How did you wangle them?

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Matthew R. from Blackpool, United Kingdom on May 31 2004.

  • to persuade.
    She wangled the boss into giving us the party at the best restaurant in town.

    Last edited on May 31 2004. Submitted by Matthew R. from Blackpool, United Kingdom on May 31 2004.

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