(Idiomatic) To be recklessly inaccurate, inappropriate, or otherwise ignoring guidelines and conventions.
Operate is defined as to perform a function or medical procedure.
To try to influence public officials on behalf of or against (proposed legislation, for example):
(Informal) To get, arrange, or maneuver by cleverness, persuasion, etc., or esp. by craftiness, trickery, etc.
A secret, usually evil, project or scheme; conspiracy
To scheme is to plot or plan to do something.
Find another word for wheel-and-deal. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wheel-and-deal, like: play-fast-and-loose, take chances, cut-corners, operate, lobby, wire-pull, finagle, plot and scheme.