Meaning of “wheeler-dealer” in the English Dictionary

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"wheeler-dealer" in British English

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wheeler-dealernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌwiː.ləˈdiː.lər/ us /ˌwiː.lɚˈdiː.lɚ/ informal

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

"wheeler dealer" in Business English

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wheeler dealernoun [ C ]

uk us informal

COMMERCE someone who makes clever, complicated, and sometimes dishonest business arrangements:

He was a wheeler dealer who bought and sold items at flea markets.

(Definition of “wheeler dealer” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)