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wheel and deal

Definition of wheel and deal

  1. :  to make deals or agreements in business or politics in a skillful and sometimes dishonest way <There was a lot of wheeling and dealing going on at the convention.>



Word by Word Definitions

wheelplay
  1. :  a circular frame of hard material that may be solid, partly solid, or spoked and that is capable of turning on an axle

    : :  a contrivance or apparatus having as its principal part a wheel: as

    :  a chiefly medieval instrument of torture designed for mutilating a victim (as by stretching or disjointing)

  1. :  to turn on or as if on an axis :  revolve

    :  to change direction as if revolving on a pivot

    :  to move or extend in a circle or curve

dealplay
  1. :  part, portion

    :  a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

    :  the act or right of distributing cards to players in a card game

  1. :  to give as one's portion :  apportion

    :  to distribute (playing cards) to players in a game

    :  administer, deliver

  1. :  an act of dealing :  transaction

    :  bargain

    :  contract

  1. :  a board of fir or pine

    :  pine or fir wood


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