wheedler

See wheedle.

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  • wheedler — noun One who wheedles; a person who uses persistent asking to attain goals …   Wiktionary

  • wheedler — n. one who persuades somebody (or obtains something) by flattery or enticement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wheedler — n. 1. Flatterer, coaxer. 2. Sycophant, parasite, fawner, toady, flunky, spaniel, lick spittle, pick thank, toad eater, time server, hanger on, mean flatterer …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wheedler — noun someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing • Syn: ↑coaxer • Derivationally related forms: ↑coax (for: ↑coaxer), ↑wheedle • Hypernyms: ↑persuader, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wheedle — wheedler, n. wheedlingly, adv. /hweed l, weed l/, v., wheedled, wheedling. v.t. 1. to endeavor to influence (a person) by smooth, flattering, or beguiling words or acts: We wheedled him incessantly, but he would not consent. 2. to persuade (a… …   Universalium

  • coaxer — noun someone who tries to persuade by blandishment and coaxing • Syn: ↑wheedler • Derivationally related forms: ↑coax, ↑wheedle (for: ↑wheedler) • Hypernyms: ↑persuader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cajoler — Ca*jol er, n. A flatterer; a wheedler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wheedlingly — See wheedler. * * * …   Universalium

  • abettor — Synonyms and related words: Maecenas, accessory, accomplice, accomplice in crime, actuator, admirer, advocate, aficionado, angel, animator, apologist, backer, buff, cajoler, champion, coax, coaxer, coconspirator, cohort, confederate, conspirator …   Moby Thesaurus

  • backslapper — Synonyms and related words: adulator, apple polisher, ass licker, backscratcher, blarneyer, bootlick, bootlicker, brown nose, brownie, cajoler, clawback, courtier, creature, cringer, dupe, fawner, flatterer, flunky, footlicker, groveler,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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