verb (used with object), fi·na·gled, fi·na·gling.
verb (used without object), fi·na·gled, fi·na·gling.
Origin of finagle
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Contemporary Examples of finagle
And many would-be conquerors have managed to finagle bits and pieces.So You Want to Rule a Kingdom? A Wacky History of One-Man Nations
July 17, 2014
Maybe he can finagle a vote before the rage caucus gets fully into gear.The Senate Immigration...Breakthrough
June 20, 2013
Word Origin for finagle
1926, American English, possibly a variant of English dialectal fainaigue "to cheat or renege" (at cards), of unknown origin. Liberman says finagle is from figgle, phonetic variant of fiddle "fidget about," frequentative of fig. Related: Finagled; finagling.