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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wres•tleˈrɛs əl(v.; n.)-tled, -tling

  1. (v.i.)to engage in wrestling.

  2. to contend or struggle, as for mastery; grapple:

    to wrestle with one's conscience.

  3. (v.t.)to contend with in wrestling.

  4. to force by or as if by wrestling.

  5. to throw (a calf or other animal) for branding.

  6. (n.)an act of or a bout at wrestling.

  7. a struggle.

Origin of wrestle:

bef. 1100; ME; OE *wrǣstlian (cf. OE wrǣstlere wrestler)


Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrestler, grappler, matman(noun)

    combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wrestler(noun)ˈrɛs əl

    sb who takes part in wrestling

    a world class wrestler


  1. wrestler(Noun)

    A person who wrestles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrestler(noun)

    one who wrestles; one who is skillful in wrestling


  1. Wrestler

    Professional wrestlers are contracted to fight for organizations such as World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).

Translations for wrestler

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a person who takes part in the sport of wrestling.

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