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
There was a little girl on the side of the street that said Adeline Gray's a wrestling fan now, i think that plants dreams to dream bigger.
The good news is our party actually has ideas. Our party actually has solutions. (The Republican Party) does not, and I think we're hurting ourselves if we try to limit debate, what is this? The World Wrestling Federation? This is the Democratic Party, and we need to have a democratic debate about the solutions that will actually serve America's families.
We do not have formal authority today to deal with what happens on orbit or on other planetary terrestrial bodies. That’s the issue that we’re wrestling with, what is being looked at right now is a Band-Aid fix because the system is broken.
-- and suggested they took his infamous wrestling GIF too seriously. Speaking during a joint news conference with President Andrzej Duda in Poland, President Trump addressed the network’s latest controversy, after CNN this week appeared to threaten to expose the Reddit user who created a GIF of Trump wrestling a person with a CNN logo photoshopped over his head. I think what CNN did was unfortunate for them, as you know now they have some pretty serious problems, they have been fake news for a long time. They have been covering me in a very, very dishonest way.
Am I wrestling with it ? Every minute of every day.
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- Ringkampf, RingenGerman
- lucha libre, pressing catchSpanish
- catch, lutteFrench
- lotta, lotta liberaItalian
- hrvanje, хрвањеSerbo-Croatian
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