verb (used with object), whee·dled, whee·dling.
verb (used without object), whee·dled, whee·dling.
Origin of wheedle
Examples from the Web for wheedler
"Just hear this wheedler with her 'Nothing is impossible to you, M. de Maillefort,'" said the marquis, smiling.Pride|Eugne Sue
Marianne shook her head, told him he was a wheedler, and went to fetch the cherries.Popular Tales|Madame Guizot
Wheedler or not, Robinette got her fire to dress by, and so was able to come down in the morning feeling tolerably warm.Robinetta|Kate Douglas Wiggin
British Dictionary definitions for wheedler
Word Origin for wheedle
Word Origin and History for wheedler
"to influence by flattery," 1660s, perhaps connected with Old English wædlian "to beg" (from wædl "poverty"), or borrowed by English soldiers in the 17c. German wars from German wedeln "wag the tail," hence "fawn, flatter" (cf. adulation).