Definition of wirepulling in US English:

wirepulling

noun

North American
informal
  • See wirepuller

    • ‘But the legacy in the locality has been one of unsuccessful wirepulling and failed stage-management.’
    • ‘These were the days of the most flagrant wirepulling and sinister hatching of plots.… In Nova Scotia the patronage system went hand in hand with nepotism.’

Pronunciation

wirepulling

/ˈwī(ə)rˌpo͝oliNG//ˈwaɪ(ə)rˌpʊlɪŋ/