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wan·gle

 (wăng′gəl)
v. wan·gled, wan·gling, wan·gles Informal
v.tr.
To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone: She wangled the job even though she had no training.
v.intr.
To extricate oneself by subtle or indirect means, as from difficulty; wriggle: He wangled out of a shift at work by pretending to be sick.

[Origin unknown.]

wang′le n.
wang′ler n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wangler - a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
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Translations

wangler

[ˈwæŋgləʳ] Nchanchullero m, trapisondista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wangler

n (inf)Schlawiner m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wangler

[ˈwæŋgləʳ] n (fam) → furbacchione/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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