Wheedle is defined as to get something through flattery.
An example of to wheedle is for a person to get money from a boyfriend by telling him how handsome and loving he is.
To obtain through the use of flattery or guile.
A swindler who wheedled my life savings out of me.
To persuade or attempt to persuade by flattery or guile; cajole.
To use flattery or cajolery to achieve one's ends.
To influence or persuade (a person) by flattery, soothing words, coaxing, etc.
To get (something) by coaxing or flattery.
Origin of wheedle
Origin uncertain. Possibly from Old English waedlian (“to beg"). Another possible source is German wedeln, to wag, from Old High German wedil, wadil, tail.