wire-puller

noun
wire-pull·​er | \ ˈwī(-ə)r-ˌpu̇-lər How to pronounce wire-puller (audio) \

Definition of wire-puller

: one who uses secret or underhanded means to influence the acts of a person or organization

Other Words from wire-puller

wire-pulling \ ˈwī(-​ə)r-​ˌpu̇-​liŋ How to pronounce wire-pulling (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of wire-puller

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Wire-puller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wire-puller. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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