Meaning of “finagle” in the English Dictionary

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"finagle" in British English

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finagleverb [ I or T ]

uk /fɪˈneɪ.ɡəl/ us /fɪˈneɪ.ɡəl/ US

(Definition of “finagle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"finagle" in American English

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finagleverb [ I/T ]

us /fəˈneɪ·ɡəl/

to get something by using an indirect method:

[ T ] How can I finagle a place on the guest list for the big party?

(Definition of “finagle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)