Arm-twisting definition

ärmtwĭstĭng
The use of personal or political pressure in an effort to persuade or to gain support.
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(informal) The use of extreme or unethical pressure or influence in an effort to compel someone to act in a certain way.
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The use of political pressure to gain support.
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Alternative spelling of arm-twisting.
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Noun

Singular:
arm-twisting
Plural:
arm-twistings

Origin of arm-twisting