finagle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “finagle” in the English Dictionary

"finagle" in British English

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finagleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /fɪˈneɪ.ɡl̩/ US
to use ​tricks and ​dishonestmethods to get what you ​want: He ​somehow finagled his way into the ​army as a ​lieutenant.
(Definition of finagle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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finagleverb [I/T]

 us   /fəˈneɪ·ɡəl/
to get something by using an ​indirectmethod: [T] How can I finagle a ​place on the ​guestlist for the ​bigparty?
(Definition of finagle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “finagle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 耍花招弄到, 欺诈, 骗取…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耍花招弄到, 欺詐, 騙取…
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