Translation of wheedle in Spanish:
- 1.1 (coax, flatter) See examples:to wheedle something
out ofsomebodyshe wheedled the money out of himsonsacarle algo a alguiento wheedle somebodyle sonsacó el dinerolo cameló para que le diera el dinero (Spain) [colloquial] into -ingshe wheedled me into going with herto wheedle one's way into somebody's affection/confidenceme engatusó or (in Spain also) cameló para que lo acompañara [colloquial]1.2conquistarse a alguien/ganarse la confianza de alguien a base de halagosalso: wheedling present participle(tone/voice)Example sentences
- But then, 10 minutes later, he's still needling and wheedling so convincingly you start to flip-flop back to the earlier assumption that, self-effusing pretence or not, Alan Davies hates having his picture taken.
- The film-makers were busy on the lot or on location, but our producers, like Jacob, stayed in the tents, free to wheedle, convince and extort position from and in the studio system.
- With the new cameras will come no mercy, no human face to wheedle, cajole, or insult.
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