Definition of 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.
- 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?
- to persuade.
She wangled the boss into giving us the party at the best restaurant in town.
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|Definitions include: the dumb (unintelligent) masses.|
|Definitions include: the United States of America.|
|Definitions include: mainframe or mainframes.|
|Definitions include: all together in your yard.|
|Definitions include: "had to".|
|Definitions include: Said to express sincerity, as if pledging an oath on one's mother's grave.|
|Definitions include: A Thing or person that makes little or no sense at all; something that has no point.|
|Definitions include: to waste one's money.|
|Definitions include: very surprising.|
|Definitions include: an expression of surprise or alarm.|
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