wrestling

[ US /ˈɹɛsəɫɪŋ, ˈɹɛsɫɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛslɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. 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. the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
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How To Use wrestling In A Sentence

  • More than one modern historian has enjoyed wrestling with the question: was Charles the Bald really bald?
  • His father was a hairdresser and beautician, his mother an astrologer and former dancer who also acted as a promoter for women's wrestling. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is wrestling with college kids at Fresno State, where he was an All-American junior heavyweight.
  • It is common to see the book of Job as wrestling with the problem of innocent suffering. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally.
  • We worked really hard to come up with money by doing everything from sumo wrestling competitions to washing cars.
  • Women's wrestling is a totally new discipline, while women's sabre is included in fencing.
  • His commitment to the police force is mirrored by his dedication to wrestling, a sport which he has served as both a manager and a competitor. Times, Sunday Times
  • We struggled with their wrestling style of tackling and didn't adapt quickly enough. Times, Sunday Times
  • They still hug me, even, though most of those end with a "noogie" or a wrestling move. Marshall Democrat-News Headlines
  • More homegrown products to enjoy include the legendary heroes of Lucha Libre: those uniquely Mexican wrestling creations who shifted their considerable weight from the lucha ring to the silver screen, and the accompanying lobby cards for their unabashedly shlocky movies are quite often classics. The lurid artistry of the Mexican lobby card
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