verb (used with object), wan·gled, wan·gling.
verb (used without object), wan·gled, wan·gling.
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Origin of wangle
OTHER WORDS FROM wanglewangler, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wanglewangle , wrangle
Words nearby wangle
Example sentences from the Web for wangle
Other secretaries had used their nearness to him to wangle acting or dancing or singing assignments on other and lesser shows.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Wangle; the handful of straw a thatcher grasps in his left hand from time to time while thatching, twisted up tight at one end.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
I had a specially bad one, and managed with great skill to wangle a fortnight's sick leave in Paris.Fanny Goes to War|Pat Beauchamp
And the old Cats said, "Be particularly careful not to meddle with a clangle-wangle if you should see one."Nonsense Books|Edward Lear
But you've not managed badly to wangle a 'second', have you, Snowy and Daddles?Loyal to the School|Angela Brazil