finagler
noun see finagle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • finagler — See finagle. * * * …   Universalium

  • finagler — noun A person who finagles; a cheat or swindler …   Wiktionary

  • finagler — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellian, behind the scenes operator, coconspirator, conniver, conspirator, conspirer, counterplotter, eminence grise, exploiter, gamesman, gray eminence, intrigant, intriguer, kingmaker, logroller, machinator,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • finagler — n. deceiver, cheater, one who obtains things through deception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • finagler — fi·na·gler …   English syllables

  • finagler — noun a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods • Syn: ↑wangler • Derivationally related forms: ↑wangle (for: ↑wangler), ↑finagle • Hypernyms: ↑deceiver, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • finagle — finagler, n. /fi nay geuhl/, v., finagled, finagling. v.t. 1. to trick, swindle, or cheat (a person) (often fol. by out of): He finagled the backers out of a fortune. 2. to get or achieve (something) by guile, trickery, or manipulation: to… …   Universalium

  • wangler — noun a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods • Syn: ↑finagler • Derivationally related forms: ↑wangle, ↑finagle (for: ↑finagler) • Hypernyms: ↑deceiver, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • finagle — verb (finagled; finagling) Etymology: perhaps alteration of fainaigue to renege Date: circa 1924 transitive verb 1. to obtain by indirect or involved means < finagle a ride home > 2. to obtain by trickery < finagled his way into the concert > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Machiavellian — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Byzantine, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellianist, Machiavellic, actor, acute, ambidextrous, arch, artful, astute, bamboozler, befuddler, beguiler, behind the scenes operator, cagey …   Moby Thesaurus

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