1. A movement, often one performed with difficulty.
    Parallel parking can be a difficult maneuver.
  2. A large training field-exercise of military troops.
    The army was on maneuvers.
    Joint NATO maneuvers are as much an exercise in diplomacy as in tactics and logistics.
  3. An adroit or cunning action; a stratagem.


  1. To move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position.
  2. To guide, steer, manage purposefully
  3. To intrigue, manipulate, plot, scheme
    ''The patriarch maneuvered till his offspring occupied countless key posts

The above text is a snippet from Wiktionary: maneuver
and as such is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

Need help with a clue?
Try your search in the crossword dictionary!