wheeler dealer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wheeler dealer a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
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Usage

In literature:

They are wheeler-dealers, sharp-cookies, Daymon Ranyon characters, lurking in the shadows cast by the sun of the market.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
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In news:

There's still nothing quite as exhilarating as the spectacle of some of Hollywood's toughest wheeler-dealers, each of whom has an average income exceeding the G.N.P.
WHEN Budd Schulberg dreamed up Sam my Glick the ultimate Hollywood wheeler-dealer, "a little ferret of a kid, sharp and quick" -- back in the 1930's, he meant his novel, "What Makes Sammy Run".
In his heyday Hughes made a name for himself as an aviator, a filmmaker, a playboy, and a wheeler-dealer.
A wheeler-dealer in coal-mining assets and new to the list just last year, he might be a billionaire very soon.
Bones Brigade's wheeler dealer .
The Art World's Ultimate Wheeler-Dealer .
Bones Brigade 's wheeler dealer.
Nevada's 'wheeler and dealer ' is a self-made woman.
Pleasure-loving, wheeler-dealer Tel Aviv withstood Saddam Hussein's Scud missiles 20 years ago and Palestinian suicide bomb attacks a decade later.
After a decade-plus of wheeler-dealers who skipped town after racking up a fortune playing politics and leaving the Beach holding the bag, what have we got.
It's never been easier to unload a life insurance policy, but beware wheelers and dealers.
Nevada's 'wheeler and dealer' is a self-made woman.
RAPID CITY, SD (BRAIN)—Marking its 40th anniversary, South Dakota retailer Two Wheeler Dealer moved its Rapid City store to a new, 4,900-square-foot location and reopened as a Specialized elite-level store.
IS IT TRUE THAT JIM MUDD THE COUNTY WHEELER DEALER PLANNER GOT FIRED.
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