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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use wirepuller in a sentence
He was known as a "wirepuller," and the other wire-pullers of his party used to meet in his office and discuss matters.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home | Bayard Taylor
Dr. Leyds, who has been the principal wirepuller in the political intrigues of Mr. Kruger, was born at Java in 1859.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 6 (of 6) | Louis Creswicke
He was a Unionist Free Trader in theory and by label: in practice he was an indefatigable wirepuller.Old Mole | Gilbert Cannan
He never can be going to match himself against that wirepuller!
“You were lucky to have such an attractive wirepuller,” I frigidly announced.The Prairie Mother | Arthur Stringer
British Dictionary definitions for wirepuller
mainly US and Canadian a person who uses private or secret influence for his own ends
- wirepulling, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012