verb (used with object), in·vei·gled, in·vei·gling.
Origin of inveigle
Examples from the Web for inveiglement
Erma, then, has not been a party to the inveiglement of this young man?Overshadowed|Sutton E. Griggs
British Dictionary definitions for inveiglement
Word Origin for inveigle
Word Origin and History for inveiglement
late 15c., "to blind (someone's) judgment," alteration of Middle French aveugler "delude, make blind," from Vulgar Latin *aboculus "without sight, blind," from Latin ab- "without" (see ab-) + oculus "eye" (see eye (n.)). Loan-translation of Greek ap ommaton "without eyes." Meaning "to win over by deceit, seduce" is 1530s.