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ˈræŋ glərwran·gler

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wranglernoun

    someone who argues noisily or angrily

  2. horse wrangler, wranglernoun

    a cowboy who takes care of the saddle horses


  1. wranglernoun

    Someone who wrangles or quarrels

  2. wranglernoun

    A cowboy who takes care of saddle horses

  3. wranglernoun

    A cowboy who takes care of tourists

  4. wranglernoun

    An animal handler or trainer

  5. wranglernoun

    a student who has completed the third year of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wranglernoun

    A perverse, peevish, disputative man.

    Etymology: from wrangle.

    Tell him h’ath made a match with such a wrangler,
    That all the courts of France will be disturb’d
    With chases. William Shakespeare, Henry V.

    Lord, the house and family are thine,
    Though some of them repine;
    Turn out these wranglers, which defile thy seat:
    For where thou dwellest all is neat. George Herbert.

    You should be free in every answer, rather like well-bred gentlemen in polite conversation, than like noisy and contentious wranglers. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.


  1. wrangler

    A wrangler is a person who handles, manages, or works with a specific type of animal, particularly horses or livestock. This term is often used to describe professional workers in cowboy culture. In a different context, especially in the film industry, a wrangler refers to a person who is in charge of a particular group of people or things, such as child actors or props.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wranglernoun

    an angry disputant; one who disputes with heat or peevishness

  2. Wranglernoun

    one of those who stand in the first rank of honors in the University of Cambridge, England. They are called, according to their rank, senior wrangler, second wrangler, third wrangler, etc. Cf. Optime


  1. Wrangler

    At the University of Cambridge in England, a 'Wrangler' is a student who gains first-class honours in the third year of the University's undergraduate degree in mathematics. The highest-scoring student is the Senior Wrangler, the second highest is the Second Wrangler, and so on. At the other end of the scale, the person who achieves the lowest exam marks, but still earns a third-class degree, is known as the wooden spoon. Until 1909, the University made the rankings public. Since 1910 it has publicly revealed only the class of degree gained by each student. An examiner reveals the identity of the Senior Wrangler 'unofficially' by tipping his hat when reading out the person's name, but other rankings are communicated to each student privately. Therefore the names of only some 20th-century Senior Wranglers have become publicly known. Another notable was Philippa Fawcett. She was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge which had been co-founded by her mother. In 1890, Fawcett became the first woman to obtain the top score in the Cambridge Mathematical Tripos exams. Her score was 13 per cent higher than the second highest score. When the women's list was announced, Fawcett was described as "above the senior wrangler", but she did not receive the title of senior wrangler, as only men were then ranked, with women being listed separately. The results were always highly publicised, with the top scorers receiving great acclaim. Women had been allowed to take the Tripos since 1881, after Charlotte Angas Scott was unofficially ranked as eighth wrangler.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Wrangler

    name given in Cambridge University to those who have attained the first rank in mathematics, pure and applied, the one who heads the list being known as the Senior Wrangler.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wrangler in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wrangler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    President Trump and his team produce 15 unique part numbers for the Jeep Wrangler, it takes President Trump and his team seven plants throughout China and Taiwan to produce these parts. The total volume is over 7.5 million pieces per year.

  2. Christian Meunier:

    The Wrangler stays The Wrangler.

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boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
  • A. unsealed
  • B. defiant
  • C. contagious
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