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: Slang for head. No idea of its origin.|
|Definitions include: to suffer a task or experience in order to shield other members of some group from the displeasure; "take one for the team".|
|Definitions include: Cheese is also a type of weed, if someone says that they are 'cheesing' it would mean that they are getting high, or stoned.|
|Definitions include: to show someone a good time to win their favor, especially in a business setting.|
|Definitions include: to suck dick, i.e. perform fellatio.|
|Definitions include: any female who is extremely displeasing to the eye or to one's personal well-being.|
|Definitions include: an insult or retort to an insult.|
|Definitions include: what's up or what are you doing today.|
|Definitions include: When a famous person befriends the paparazzi and begins to feel a connection with them. Think of Brittany Spears.|
|Definitions include: shortened form of "message".|
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