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Definitions for wangle
ˈwæŋ gəlwan·gle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wangle, wanglingverb

    an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery

  2. wangle, finagle, manageverb

    achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

  3. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresentverb

    tamper, with the purpose of deception

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


  1. wanglenoun

    The act of wangling

    Etymology: first attested 1810-1820.

  2. wangleverb

    To obtain through manipulative or deceitful methods.

    Etymology: first attested 1810-1820.

  3. wangleverb

    To falsify, as records.

    Etymology: first attested 1810-1820.

  4. wangleverb

    To achieve through contrivance or cajolery.

    Etymology: 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.

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  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

Examples of wangle in a Sentence

  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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  • احتالArabic
  • 그럭저럭 빠져 나가다Korean
  • выуживать, ухитритьсяRussian

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