finagler

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n finagler a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
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Usage

In literature:

Remember, through this Doorway pass the fishiest finaglers in and out of the cosmos.
"The Big Time" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
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In news:

It may require a bit of finagling to connect with some of your far-flung friends, but that's a small price to pay to keep your relationships alive.
There is a new kind of finagling afoot in the land of overachieving parents and their prized children.
Three years ago Greg Amadon and Linden Rhoads were pitching their idea to make virtual-reality eyeglasses to fellow Seattle residents Bill Gates, Craig McCaw, and every other techno-tycoon with whom they could finagle an audience.
Is that thumb you use to finagle a ride going to point up or down when assessing the big-screen version of The Hitchhiker 's Guide to the Galaxy.
The latest federal financial finagling could be a case of robbing Perkins to pay Pell.
Actually, the phone doesn't scare us—it's this whole crazy system you females have somehow finagled.
With some coupon finagling, you can grab Pixar's latest Blu-ray releases for less than $30 from Target.
Somehow, a big corporate shipping provider finagled the right of way on Bourbon Street for at least a few minutes.
In late-round finagling over the $612-billion defense bill, senators amended the stop-loss provision, removing the clause that made payments retroactive.
King finagles his way to three draft picks.
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