honeyfuggle

verb hon·ey·fug·gle \ˈhənēˌfəgəl\
variants: less commonly

honeyfogle

\-fōg-\ or

honeyfugle

\-f(y)üg-\

Definition of honeyfuggle

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly dialectal a :  deceive, cheat, cozen b :  to obtain by cheating or deception :  finagle 2

  3. 2 chiefly dialectal :  flatter, cajole, blandish

  4. intransitive verb
  5. chiefly dialectal :  to ingratiate or seek to ingratiate oneself so as to cheat or deceive

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Origin and Etymology of honeyfuggle

perhaps from 1honey + English dialect fugel to cheat, trick


First Known Use: 1829


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