verb (used with object), wan·gled, wan·gling.
verb (used without object), wan·gled, wan·gling.
Origin of wangle
Synonyms for wangle
Related Words for wanglewriggle, maneuver, contrive, obtain, extricate, wiggle, fake, juggle, falsify, manipulate, engineer, worm
Examples from the Web for wangle
Historical Examples of wangle
He never did a stroke of work that he could possibly "wangle" out of.Life in a Tank
But you've not managed badly to wangle a 'second', have you, Snowy and Daddles?Loyal to the School
I said, feeling bewildered, and flurried, and amused all at once: "What is 'wangle'?"Miss Million's Maid
I don't believe it's allowed, but he's sure to be able to wangle it.The Secret Battle
A. P. Herbert
The men keep an eye on the watches and "wangle" for the last second.A Yankee in the Trenches
R. Derby Holmes