Definitions for wrangleˈræŋ gəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wran•gleˈræŋ gəl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.i.)to argue or dispute, esp. in a noisy or angry manner.

  2. (v.t.)to argue or dispute.

  3. to tend or round up (cattle, horses, or other livestock).

  4. to obtain, often by badgering or scheming; wangle.

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  5. (n.)a noisy or angry dispute; altercation.

Origin of wrangle:

1350–1400; ME, appar. < LG wrangeln, freq. of wrangen to struggle, make an uproar; akin to wring

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"

Wiktionary

  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


Translations for wrangle

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

wrangle(noun)

an angry argument.

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