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  • noun Alternative spelling of maneuverer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person skilled in maneuvering

Etymologies

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Examples

  • J'ai quand meme essayé de manoeuvrer pour bien me remettre mais vraiment la rue est courte et c galere surtout avec ma direction INsistée ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • You would wish to be proud of your daughters and not to blush for them - then seek for them an interest and an occupation which shall raise them above the flirt, the manoeuvrer, the mischief-making tale-bearer.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • She was far too skilful a manoeuvrer to give lookers-on such transparent grounds for designating her a match-making mother.

    Belles and Ringers

  • The word manure comes from the French word _manoeuvrer_, which simply means "to work with the hand," hence "to till," and this etymological meaning of the word illustrates the old belief in the function of manures.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • The ill success of the portrait did not deter the manoeuvrer from following up her designs; she easily procured through M. de Saint Charles patents and orders signed by the Queen; she then set about imitating her writing, and composed a great number of notes and letters, as if written by her Majesty, in the tenderest and most familiar style.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • "The ill-natured little manoeuvrer!" exclaimed Madame Dort, not thinking she was overheard.

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • Lady Mary is a mere manoeuvrer, that no straightforward person could like; and Miss

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • "The ill-natured little manoeuvrer!" exclaimed Madame Dort, half to herself, as he left the room.

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • "_Napoléon eût voulu faire manoeuvrer l'esprit humain comme il faisait manoeuvrer ses vieux bataillons_."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • You would wish to be proud of your daughters, and not to blush for them, then seek for them an interest and an occupation which shall raise them above the flirt, the manoeuvrer, the mischief-making talebearer.

    The Three Brontes

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