finagler finagler  /fə ˈneɪɡ lər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods

Usage(s):

  1. Supine on the wall-to-wall carpet lay the master46-year-old Serge Rubinstein, millionaire, financial finagler, satyr and draft dodgerbound, gagged, strangled and quite dead.
  2. The 68-member court is still at it, but the day is long past when its revelations could cost a finagler his job or even his head.
  3. Counterposed to him is Sir Charles Considine, a finagler who is trying to worm his way into Armitage's business.
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