wheedle

listen to the pronunciation of wheedle
Englisch - Englisch
To obtain something by guile or trickery
To cajole or attempt to persuade by flattery

I'd like one of those, too, if you can wheedle him into telling you where he got it.

{v} to coax, to entice by soft words
To flatter; to coax; to cajole
To entice by soft words; to cajole; to flatter; to coax
To grain, or get away, by flattery
{f} coax by flattery or enticement; obtain through flattery or seduction; use flattery persuasions
influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along
influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
disapproval If you say that someone wheedles, you mean that they try to persuade someone to do or give them what they want, for example by saying nice things that they do not mean. Cross decided to beg and wheedle a bit He managed to wheedle his way into the offices. an opportunity to wheedle more money out of Wilson. to persuade someone to do or give you something, for example by saying nice things to them that you do not mean - used to show disapproval wheedle sth from/out of sb (Perhaps from wedeln )
wheedled
Simple past tense and past participle of wheedle
wheedler
One who wheedles; a person who uses persistent asking to attain goals
wheedler
{n} one who wheedles, one who coaxes
wheedling
{n} the act of coaxing, flattery
wheedled
past of wheedle
wheedler
{i} one who persuades somebody (or obtains something) by flattery or enticement
wheedler
One who wheedles, a person who uses persistant asking to attain goals
wheedler
someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing
wheedles
third-person singular of wheedle
wheedling
the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
wheedling
present participle of wheedle
wheedle
Favoriten