wrestle, wrestling, grapple, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle(noun)
the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
"they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
wrestling, rassling, grappling(noun)
the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.
A professional tumbling act that emulates the sport of wrestling. Also called "professional wrestling". It is distinguished from sport wrestling -- which has strict internationally recognized rules and is conducted on a mat -- by being scripted, rehearsed, conducted in a boxing ring rather than on a mat, and programmed as entertainment.
Wrestling is a form of combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems. The term wrestling is attested in late Old English, as wræstlunge.
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A sport consisting of hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants seeking to pin or press each other's shoulders to the ground.
The numerical value of Wrestling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Wrestling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Wrestling in a Sentence
Wrestling saved my life.
Does he know what he's doing? That's what I'm wrestling with.
One of the things that I'm wrestling with is clearly we made some mistakes along the way.
I believe that professional wrestling is clean and everything else in the world is fixed.
I was 15 years old when I started wrestling full time and I know what I had to go through to get here.
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- Ringkampf, RingenGerman
- lucha libre, pressing catchSpanish
- catch, lutteFrench
- lotta, lotta liberaItalian
- hrvanje, хрвањеSerbo-Croatian
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