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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