wheedler

  • 1 wheedler — See wheedle. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 2 wheedler — noun One who wheedles; a person who uses persistent asking to attain goals …

    Wiktionary

  • 3 wheedler — n. one who persuades somebody (or obtains something) by flattery or enticement …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 wheedler — n. 1. Flatterer, coaxer. 2. Sycophant, parasite, fawner, toady, flunky, spaniel, lick spittle, pick thank, toad eater, time server, hanger on, mean flatterer …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 5 wheedler — noun someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing • Syn: ↑coaxer • Derivationally related forms: ↑coax (for: ↑coaxer), ↑wheedle • Hypernyms: ↑persuader, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 wheedle — wheedler, n. wheedlingly, adv. /hweed l, weed l/, v., wheedled, wheedling. v.t. 1. to endeavor to influence (a person) by smooth, flattering, or beguiling words or acts: We wheedled him incessantly, but he would not consent. 2. to persuade (a… …

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  • 7 coaxer — noun someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing • Syn: ↑wheedler • Derivationally related forms: ↑coax, ↑wheedle (for: ↑wheedler) • Hypernyms: ↑persuader …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 Cajoler — Ca*jol er, n. A flatterer; a wheedler. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 wheedlingly — See wheedler. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 abettor — Synonyms and related words: Maecenas, accessory, accomplice, accomplice in crime, actuator, admirer, advocate, aficionado, angel, animator, apologist, backer, buff, cajoler, champion, coax, coaxer, coconspirator, cohort, confederate, conspirator …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 backslapper — Synonyms and related words: adulator, apple polisher, ass licker, backscratcher, blarneyer, bootlick, bootlicker, brown nose, brownie, cajoler, clawback, courtier, creature, cringer, dupe, fawner, flatterer, flunky, footlicker, groveler,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 courtier — Synonyms and related words: adherent, adulator, appendage, apple polisher, ass licker, attendant, backscratcher, backslapper, blarneyer, bootlick, bootlicker, brown nose, brownie, buff, cajoler, cavaliere servente, clawback, creature, cringer,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 energizer — Synonyms and related words: abettor, activator, actuator, animator, arouser, cajoler, coax, coaxer, encourager, firer, gadfly, galvanizer, human dynamo, impeller, inducer, inspirer, life, motivating force, motive power, mover, moving spirit,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 flatterer — Synonyms and related words: adulator, apple polisher, ass licker, backscratcher, backslapper, blarneyer, bootlick, bootlicker, brown nose, brownie, cajoler, clawback, courtier, creature, cringer, dupe, fawner, flunky, footlicker, groveler,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 gadfly — Synonyms and related words: abettor, actuator, animator, cajoler, coax, coaxer, encourager, energizer, firer, gad, galvanizer, goad, impeller, inducer, inspirer, lash, mover, moving spirit, oxgoad, persuader, pleader, prick, prime mover, prod,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 inspirer — Synonyms and related words: abettor, actuator, agent, animator, author, begetter, beginner, cajoler, catalyst, causer, coax, coaxer, creator, effector, encourager, energizer, engenderer, father, firer, gadfly, galvanizer, generator, impeller,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 mover — Synonyms and related words: Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Flying Dutchman, Goliard, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, Ulysses, abettor, actor, actuator, agent, agitator, ancestors, animator, apprentice, architect, artificer, artist, author,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 moving spirit — Synonyms and related words: abettor, actuator, afflatus, animating spirit, animation, animator, animus, cajoler, coax, coaxer, divine afflatus, encourager, energizer, enlivenment, exhilaration, fire, firer, firing, gadfly, galvanizer, genius,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 pleader — Synonyms and related words: abettor, actuator, advocate, agent, alter ego, alternate, amicus curiae, animator, apologete, apologist, apologizer, attorney, attorney at law, backup, backup man, barrister, barrister at law, cajoler, champion, coax,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 prime mover — Synonyms and related words: abettor, actor, actuator, agent, ancestors, animator, apprentice, architect, artificer, artist, author, begetter, beginner, builder, cajoler, catalyst, causer, coax, coaxer, conceiver, constructor, craftsman, creator,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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