finesse - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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present tense
present participlefinessing
past tensefinessed
past participlefinessed
  1. 1
    to get something by dealing with people and situations in a skilful way
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to steal without force, using trickery and lying

    We gonna finesse the self checkout by buying 3 packs of cookies and only swiping 1.

    Submitted by Charlie Rawlings from United States on 22/03/2016