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.
I have seen you wheedle an angry Mahdieh woman into giving you dates.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition|Rudyard Kipling
He had need to, for Sam borrowed what he could and stole what he could not wheedle.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
OUR rhetorical magician, in his paper of January the 9th continues to wheedle.Novanglus, and Massachusettensis|John Adams
"Taradididdle, don't think for to wheedle me with your debts and your honour," said the dame, in a passion.Paul Clifford, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He came to see me; an' he thocht he could wheedle me aboot the organ i' the hoose o' God.St. Cuthbert's|Robert E. Knowles