1. to be slick, sly, and intelligent about forming plans to get through life situations.
2. to figure something out in the face of impossible odds and have it work despite chaotic circumstances.
3. to pull the wool over the eyes of life, and get away with it.
You have to mahfoogal a way to get your 17 year old sister into a 21 and over club.
She mahfoogaled her way up the cliff face despite loosing her rope and all her gear.
She was mahfoogaling her way in and out of hotel beds despite having no money.
Even though they were found with an once of weed, they mahfoogled a way out of going to jail.
After the vacuum salesman left, I felt I had been totally mahfoogled.