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wheeler-dealer

[hwee-ler-dee-ler, wee-] /ˈʰwi lərˈdi lər, ˈwi-/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person who wheels and deals.
Also, wheeler and dealer.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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British Dictionary definitions for wheeler dealer

wheeler-dealer

noun
1.
(informal) a person who wheels and deals
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Slang definitions & phrases for wheeler dealer

wheel and deal

verb phrase

To make many and frequent arrangements and agreements, esp in business and aggressively

[1950s+; perhaps fr the baseball phrase describing a pitcher's windup and throw]


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