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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrestler, grappler, matmannoun

    combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground


  1. wrestlernoun

    A person who wrestles.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wrestlernoun

    Etymology: from wrestle.

    Was not Charles, the duke’s wrestler, here? William Shakespeare.

    When the young wrestlers at their sport grew warm,
    Old Milo wept, to see his naked arm. John Denham.

    ’Tis not from whom, but where we live;
    The place does oft those graces give:
    Great Julius, on the mountains bred,
    A flock perhaps, or herd, had led;
    He that the world subdu’d, had been
    But the best wrestler on the green. Edmund Waller.

    So earnest with thy God, can no new care,
    No sense of danger, interrupt thy prayer?
    The sacred wrestler, ’till a blessing giv’n,
    Quits not his hold, but halting conquers heav’n. Edmund Waller.

    Two wrestlers help to pull each other down. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrestlernoun

    one who wrestles; one who is skillful in wrestling

  2. Etymology: [AS. wrstlere.]


  1. Wrestler

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrestler in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrestler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of wrestler in a Sentence

  1. Tamyra Mensah-Stock:

    At any point in time, I don’t like underestimating people because in 2016 that’s what I did, i underestimated people when I knew I could win and I still ended up losing. That’s one of the great things about wrestling, you could be the stronger wrestler and maybe even the more technical, but if you’re not as smart that day somebody could take it right from under you.

  2. Daniel Cormier:

    There's a guy I've known for a long time, he's a wrestler. He's an All-American. He's a former UFC champion. I never thought I would fight him -- but Brock Lesnar, get you’re a-- in here!

  3. Bill Goldberg:

    People are expecting me to be able to do exactly what I did back then, i am nothing but a machine now. I get up in the morning. I eat. I train. I eat. It’s the toughest thing I ever embarked upon, guys. I’m 13 years removed from the business. I can’t name a power wrestler who has come back 13 freaking years afterwards. And then, within 20 pounds of what he was back then.

  4. Sardar Pashaei:

    Is n’t sending a wrestler to Iran Labor News Agency with the slogan ‘ Death to America ’ a political act ?

  5. Moses William Hilton:

    When they took him out, the nurse said, ‘ It’s a mini sumo wrestler, ’ i said, ‘ Why ? ’ Then they showed me him, and I was like, ‘ That is a sumo wrestler !

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    • A. denudate
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