What does wangle mean?

Definitions for wangleˈwæŋ gəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wangle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wangle, wangling(verb)

    an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery

  2. wangle, finagle, manage(verb)

    achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

  3. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)

    tamper, with the purpose of deception

    "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"


  1. wangle(Noun)

    The act of wangling

  2. wangle(Verb)

    To obtain through manipulative or deceitful methods.

  3. wangle(Verb)

    To falsify, as records.

  4. wangle(Verb)

    To achieve through contrivance or cajolery.

  5. Origin: first attested 1810-1820.


  1. Wängle

    Wängle is a municipality in the Austrian district of Reutte, Tyrol. Its St. Martin church contains many frescoes and paintings by Paul Zeiler.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks:

    I believe that we should make every effort to wangle something that is acceptable for employees, but also for the electricity price and the public budget.

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