Definition of Wheedle

1. Verb. Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering. "They wheedle him into writing the letter"; "He palavered her into going along"

Exact synonyms: Blarney, Cajole, Coax, Inveigle, Palaver, Sweet-talk
Generic synonyms: Persuade
Specialized synonyms: Soft-soap, Browbeat, Bully, Swagger
Derivative terms: Blarney, Cajolery, Coax, Coaxer, Coaxing, Palaver, Wheedler, Wheedling



Definition of Wheedle

1. v. t. To entice by soft words; to cajole; to flatter; to coax.

2. v. i. To flatter; to coax; to cajole.

3. v. t. To entice by soft words; to cajole; to flatter; to coax.

4. v. i. To flatter; to coax; to cajole.

Definition of Wheedle

1. Verb. To cajole or attempt to persuade by flattery. ¹

2. Verb. To obtain something by guile or trickery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wheedle

1. to attempt to persuade by flattery [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wheedle

wheats
wheatsel bird
wheatstack
wheatstacks
wheatstalk
wheatstalks
wheatstone's bridge
wheatworm
wheatworms
wheaty
whee
wheech
wheeched
wheeching
wheechs
wheedle (current term)
wheedled
wheedler
wheedlers
wheedles
wheedling
wheedlingly
wheek
wheeked
wheeking
wheeks
wheel
wheel-shaped
wheel and axle
wheel and deal

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