wheeler and dealer

noun
plural wheelers and dealers

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Recent Examples on the Web Quinn has been an avid wheeler and dealer in his four seasons as general manager, with mixed results. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Lions look like buyers as NFL trade deadline approaches: Some names to target," 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, "7 Footballers Who Featured on TV Shows After Neymar Rocks Up in Netflix's Money Heist," 28 Aug. 2019 Traditionally in most fiction, men are the wheelers and dealers. Paula Rogo, Essence, "Novelist Paule Marshall Has Died," 17 Aug. 2019 Traditionally in most fiction men are the wheelers and dealers. Hillel Italie, BostonGlobe.com, "Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, at 90," 16 Aug. 2019 Traditionally in most fiction men are the wheelers and dealers. Washington Post, "Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90," 16 Aug. 2019

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Wheeler and dealer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheeler%20and%20dealer. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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