Definition of Wrestling

1. Noun. The act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat. "We watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"

Exact synonyms: Grapple, Grappling, Hand-to-hand Struggle, Wrestle
Generic synonyms: Struggle
Derivative terms: Grapple, Grapple, Wrestle, Wrestle



2. Noun. The sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down.
Exact synonyms: Grappling, Rassling
Generic synonyms: Contact Sport
Specialized synonyms: Flying Mare, Greco-roman Wrestling, Professional Wrestling, Sumo
Terms within: Wrestling Hold
Examples of category: Full Nelson, Takedown
Derivative terms: Grapple, Wrestle

Definition of Wrestling

1. n. Act of one who wrestles; specif., the sport consisting of the hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants who seek to throw each other.

2. n. Act of one who wrestles; specif., the sport consisting of the hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants who seek to throw each other.

Definition of Wrestling

1. Verb. (present participle of wrestle) ¹

2. Noun. A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points. ¹

3. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wrestling

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Wrestling

1. A sport consisting of hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants seeking to pin or press each other's shoulders to the ground. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Wrestling

wrenlike
wrens
wrest
wrest-block
wrest block
wrested
wrester
wresters
wresting
wrestle
wrestle with a pig
wrestled
wrestler
wrestlers
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wrestling
wrestling hold
wrestling mat
wrestling match
wrestling ring
wrestlings
wrests
wretch
wretche
wretched
wretcheder
wretchedest
wretchedhead
wretchedly
wretchedness

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