finagle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fi-nā'gul), [key]
— v., -gled, -gling.
- to trick, swindle, or cheat (a person) (often fol. by out of&hasp;): He finagled the backers out of a fortune.
- to get or achieve (something) by guile, trickery, or manipulation: to finagle an assignment to the Membership Committee.
- to practice deception or fraud; scheme.
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