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Definition of the verb finagle
What does finagle mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: finagled | finagling | finagles
- achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
Alternative definition of the verb finagle
- [transitive] To obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect and usually deceitful methods.
- [ambitransitive] To cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods. (often with "out of" preceding the object)
Finagle is a fictional character in the 1995 short animated family film Daisy-Head Mayzie.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Finagle
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by John Ayto, John Simpson
fill filth fin finagle financial finger finito fink fit fit-up five-finger discount Five-O five- to-two. fill verb trans. to fill (someone) in to beat (someone) severely. 1948–. TIMES A naval rating accused of murdering . . . an antique dealer. . .was alleged to ...
by Thomas E. Zurinskas
finickiest ~finin - finnan ~finis - finis ~finish - finish ~finish - finnish ~Finlee - Finley ~finnaaminaan - phenomenon ~finnaaminool - phenomenal ~finnaaminu - phenomena ~finnaegool - finagle ~finnalee -finale ~finnes -finesse ~Fips - Phipps ...
by Tony Thorne
The word, which is sometimes usedasa regular verb ('to finagle'), is well established in the USA.Itissaid to derivefrom the archaic ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
step, watch one's step Act deviously—finagle Act evasively—prevaricate Act for —represent Act generously—give away Act honestly—play fair Act immediately— lost no time Act in a cautious or noncommittal way—pussyfoot Act in a film or ...
by Philip D. Morehead
play both ends against the middle; maneuver, scheme, finagle, play a deep game, play tricks (with); be too much for, get the better of, outsmart, ...
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Finagle a Bagel
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Video language resources about Finagle
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- Finagle Meaning
Video shows what finagle means. To obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect and usually deceitful methods.. To cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods.
- Finagle's law Meaning
Video shows what Finagle's law means. An adage which states that if anything can go wrong, then it will at the worst possible moment.. Finagle's law Meaning.
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Scrabble value of F4I1N1A1G2L1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine