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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods.

Usage examples (6)
  • Verb (used with object) : He finagled the backers out of a fortune. ,to finagle an assignment to the Membership Committee
  • And you make Grandpa sound like a finagler and a gambler.
  • STEIGER: To my mind, this guy has a great art collection, he's versed in everything and he had to be a finagler because somehow he kept his life fairly free within that...
  • It is at this point that you can, if you have a commendable record of servitude and are a particularly canny finagler, persuade the bank to lend you even more money, at... for more
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