Part of speech: verb

To persuade by flattery; coax; deceive.

Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "wheedle":

  1. Fancy the little chap knowing he can wheedle his mother into anything, and exactly how to go about it! - "A Daughter of the Land", Gene Stratton-Porter.
  2. You'll be obliged to have some managing man, who will either cheat you out of your money or wheedle you into marrying him. - "Scenes of Clerical Life", George Eliot.
  3. " Taradididdle, don't think for to wheedle me with your debts and your honour," said the dame, in a passion. - "Paul Clifford, Volume 1.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.