The men keep an eye on the watches and "wangle" for the last second.
But you've not managed badly to wangle a 'second', have you, Snowy and Daddles?
Other secretaries had used their nearness to him to wangle acting or dancing or singing assignments on other and lesser shows.
I said, feeling bewildered, and flurried, and amused all at once: "What is 'wangle'?"
Now, it is impossible to "wangle" a man who sits over you with a reflecting mirror screwed into his right eye.
I don't believe it's allowed, but he's sure to be able to wangle it.
He never did a stroke of work that he could possibly "wangle" out of.
Jerry—a gay and reckless being—had fell designs on the Flying Corps, the very first moment he could 'wangle it.'
Dalrymple told me he rather fancied he could wangle me a bungalow.
It had taken him until his senior midterm vacation to wangle an invitation to the dome-house on Luna.
: made a precise science out of the wangle
To get or arrange by shrewd maneuvering; contrive cunningly: President Truman has given Ching a free hand in trying to wangle agreements (1880s+ British printers' slang)
[origin unknown; perhaps a form of waggle, ''overcome, get the better of''; popularized by WWI soldiers]