weasel into

phrasal verb
weaseled into; weaseling into; weasels into

Definition of weasel into

chiefly US, informal + usually disapproving
: to get into (a place or situation) by being dishonest, by persuading someone in a clever way, etc. She weaseled (herself) into the position of manager. He managed to weasel his way into the restaurant even though he didn't have a reservation.

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“Weasel into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weasel%20into. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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