wheeler and dealer


plural wheelers and dealers

Examples of wheeler and dealer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Rams are quite the reflection of Kroenke’s image as a major league wheeler and dealer. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, 12 Feb. 2022 Schmadtke has a reputation as a ruthless wheeler and dealer. Manuel Veth, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 Quinn has been an avid wheeler and dealer in his four seasons as general manager, with mixed results. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 28 Oct. 2019 In his classic 'wheeler and dealer' approach, Del Boy attempts to sell some David Beckham underwear with the former Manchester United star's signature on the back. SI.com, 28 Aug. 2019 Traditionally in most fiction, men are the wheelers and dealers. Paula Rogo, Essence, 17 Aug. 2019 Traditionally in most fiction men are the wheelers and dealers. Washington Post, 16 Aug. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wheeler and dealer was in 1966

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Cite this Entry

“Wheeler and dealer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheeler%20and%20dealer. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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