Definitions for wrangleˈræŋ gəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup(noun)

    an angry dispute

    "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"

  2. haggle, haggling, wrangle, wrangling(verb)

    an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)

  3. brawl, wrangle(verb)

    to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively

    "The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street"

  4. wrangle(verb)

    herd and care for

    "wrangle horses"


  1. wrangle(Noun)

    An act of wrangling

  2. wrangle(Noun)

    An angry dispute

  3. wrangle(Verb)

    to bicker, or quarrel angrily and noisily

  4. wrangle(Verb)

    to herd horses or other livestock

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrangle(verb)

    to argue; to debate; to dispute

  2. Wrangle(verb)

    to dispute angrily; to quarrel peevishly and noisily; to brawl; to altercate

  3. Wrangle(verb)

    to involve in a quarrel or dispute; to embroil

  4. Wrangle(noun)

    an angry dispute; a noisy quarrel; a squabble; an altercation

  5. Origin: [OE. wranglen to wrestle. See Wrong, Wring.]


  1. Wrangle, Lincolnshire

    Wrangle is a village in the Boston Borough of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 9 miles north-east from the town of Boston. The population of Wrangle civil parish in 2001 was 1,265. Wrangle is one of eighteen parishes which, together with Boston, form the Borough of Boston. The local government has been arranged in this way since the reorganisation of 1 April 1974, which resulted from the Local Government Act 1972. This parish forms part of the Old Leake and Wrangle electoral ward. Hitherto, the parish had formed part of Boston Rural District, in the Parts of Holland. Holland was one of the three divisions of the traditional county of Lincolnshire. Since the Local Government Act of 1888, Holland had been in most respects, a county in itself.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Caleb Colton:

    Men will wrangle for religion write for it fight for it die for it anything but--live for it.

  2. Bryan Wilson:

    As soon as I wrangle this beast, get it under control, it's going to be really good for business. It already is. I have already got a lot of clients.

Translations for wrangle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • rangeln, Streit, streiten, Rangelei, treibenGerman
  • torailu, riitely, rähinöinti, torailla, tora, rähistä, kiista, sanasota, riidellä, kiistely, riita, kiistellä, paimentaa, rähinäFinnish
  • disputer, quereller, disputeFrench
  • veszekedik, civakodás, civakodik, veszekedés, pörlekedik, összetűzésHungarian
  • rureMāori
  • kłócić się, spieraćPolish
  • munhuggande, käbbla, gräla, käbbel, gräl, munhuggasSwedish

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