wheeler-dealer

[ hwee-ler-dee-ler, wee- ]
/ ˈʰwi lərˈdi lər, ˈwi- /

noun Informal.

a person who wheels and deals.

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Sometimes wheel·er and deal·er.

Origin of wheeler-dealer

First recorded in 1950–55
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wheeler-dealer

noun

informal a person who wheels and deals
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