Meaning of wheedler in English:



See wheedle

  • ‘Its characters are all louche brutes, cozeners and wheedlers - all save the heroine, Bradshaw.’
  • ‘No self-respecting wheedler would try and talk one into eating the whole thing - it would be gauche.’
  • ‘These last few weeks, when the wheedlers hadn't yet taken over my classes, I was a little worried.’
  • ‘Ti Malice is the bad boy of Haitian folk literature - a trickster, crook, hustler, wheedler.’
  • ‘The way he asked for money put to use his prodigious talents as a preacher, a wheedler, a comic and a man in dire financial need.’