Meaning of wire-working in English:

wire-working

noun

  • 1The process or craft of making objects with or from wire.

  • 2US rare The exertion of influence, especially from behind the scenes; = "wire-pulling".

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Mortimer (1730–1810), writer on trade and finance. From wire + working.

Pronunciation

wire-working

/ˈwʌɪəˌwəːkɪŋ/