wheeler–dealer

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noun wheel·er–deal·er \ˌhwē-lər-ˈdē-lər, ˌwē-\

Definition of wheeler–dealer

  1. :  a shrewd operator especially in business or politics

1954

First Known Use of wheeler–dealer

1954


WHEELER–DEALER Defined for English Language Learners

wheeler–dealer

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noun wheel·er–deal·er \ˌhwē-lər-ˈdē-lər, ˌwē-\

Definition of wheeler–dealer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes deals in business or politics in a skillful and sometimes dishonest way

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