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ˈtʌs əltus·sle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumbleverb

    disorderly fighting

  2. scuffle, tussleverb

    fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters

    "the drunken men started to scuffle"

  3. muss, tussleverb

    make messy or untidy

    "the child mussed up my hair"


  1. tusslenoun

    A physical fight or struggle.

  2. tussleverb

    To have a tussle.

    The two sets of fans were tussling before the game.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tussle

    to struggle, as in sport; to scuffle; to struggle with

  2. Tusslenoun

    a struggle; a scuffle


  1. Tussle

    Tussle is an American four-piece band from San Francisco, United States, formed in 2001 by Nathan Burazer, Jonathan Holland, Alexis Georgopoulos, Andy Cabic. The band released its first album, Kling Klang, in 2004 on Troubleman Unlimited. Their fourth album, Tempest was released in September 2012.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tussle

    tus′el, n. a struggle.—v.i. to struggle. [Tousle.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tussle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tussle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tussle in a Sentence

  1. Ash Barty:

    This is incredible, i felt like it was a great tussle and I had to play my best to get over the line.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Go to heaven for the love and hell for the tussle and hassle.

  3. Gwen Nichols:

    It was like a tussle type of thing, like, you know, like, 'What do you want?' or 'What did I do?' type of thing, i didn't hear Mr. Slager saying: 'Stop!'.

  4. Biswaranjan Sen:

    The benefits would be that, technically speaking, you don't need fresh land and therefore the whole tussle about deforestation versus development goes away.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The couple who invites the third person or an institution to mediate in their internal tussle has not learnt any lesson from the 'A monkey and two cats' story.

Images & Illustrations of tussle

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