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.

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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. Dana Rohrabacher:

    We started arguing about who won the Cold War. And so we decided to settle it like men do when they've had too much to drink in the pub. So we got to these arm wrestling matches, and I ended up being paired off with Russian President Vladimir Putin, russian President Vladimir Putin's Russian President Vladimir Putin, but boy, I'll tell Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian President Vladimir Putin put me down in a millisecond ! Russian President Vladimir Putin is tough. Russian President Vladimir Putin muscles are just unbelievable.

  2. David Mulvin:

    ' does this thing work ?' And I said' yeah Former Ohio State wrestling coach works for my girlfriend.'.

  3. Adeline Gray:

    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.

  4. Lora Waraksa:

    He would wrestle with them. He really got into that, the wrestling and playing. He'd carry them around on his back.

  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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    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
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