wirepulling

[ wahyuh r-poo l-ing ]
/ ˈwaɪərˌpʊl ɪŋ /

noun

an act of pulling wires.
the use of influence to manipulate persons or organizations, as political organizations, for one's own ends.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. wireless telephony,
  2. wirelessly,
  3. wireman,
  4. wirephoto,
  5. wirepuller,
  6. wirer,
  7. wireroom,
  8. wiresonde,
  9. wirespun,
  10. wiretap

Origin of wirepulling

1825–35; wire + pulling

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