verb (used with object), whee·dled, whee·dling.
verb (used without object), whee·dled, whee·dling.
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Origin of wheedle
OTHER WORDS FROM wheedlewheedler, nounwhee·dling·ly, adverbun·whee·dled, adjective
Words nearby wheedle
Example sentences from the Web for wheedle
Many times he would approach a patient and wheedle his great head under the patient's hand.
Instantly there flashes to mind the image of a carpet salesman in the Istanbul bazaar trying to wheedle me into his stall.
Bumper looked in Jimsy's and Wheedle's eyes, and saw they were pink, but he was still doubtful.Bumper, The White Rabbit|George Ethelbert Walsh
They knew all the secrets of the ogress, and how to wheedle and coax her.Legends and Tales|Bret Harte
Maud believes that she can marry Clyde, and come back and wheedle me into taking them both into my good graces.
I thought it would be an easy matter to wheedle my doting uncle into taking us both back.
How Gipsy managed to wheedle the cook nobody ever discovered, but she returned in a short time triumphantly carrying a tray.The Leader of the Lower School|Angela Brazil