What does Wrestling mean?

Definitions for Wrestling
ˈrɛs lɪŋWrestling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. wrestling, rassling, grappling(noun)

    the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down

Wiktionary

  1. wrestling(Noun)

    A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.

  2. wrestling(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrestling

    of Wrestle

Freebase

  1. Wrestling

    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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Wrestling

    A sport consisting of hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants seeking to pin or press each other's shoulders to the ground.

How to pronounce Wrestling?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Wrestling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wrestling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wrestling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Wrestling in a Sentence

  1. Roddy Piper:

    Wrestling saved my life.

  2. Brett Winters:

    I dont know if I am wrestling at all this year.

  3. David Cowan:

    Does he know what he's doing? That's what I'm wrestling with.

  4. Chief Executive Officer Hunter Harrison:

    One of the things that I'm wrestling with is clearly we made some mistakes along the way.

  5. Frank Deford:

    I believe that professional wrestling is clean and everything else in the world is fixed.

Images & Illustrations of Wrestling

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