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wirepuller

[ wahyuhr-pool-er ]
/ ˈwaɪərˌpʊl ər /
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noun

a person or thing that pulls wires.
a person who uses secret means to direct and control the actions of others, especially for selfish ends; intriguer.

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Origin of wirepuller

1825–30, Americanism;wire + puller
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British Dictionary definitions for wirepuller

wirepuller
/ (ˈwaɪəˌpʊlə) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a person who uses private or secret influence for his own ends

Derived forms of wirepuller

wirepulling, noun
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