how to pronounce finagle


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finagle is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of finagle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… lawyers can do to try to finagle their …”

meanings of finagle


  1. To obtain, arrange, or achieve by deceitful methods, by trickery.
  2. To cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods. (often with "out of" preceding the object).
  3. To obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated and/or intensive efforts.

finagle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word finagle occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics finagle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that finagle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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