Definition of wrestling

Definition of wrestling
  1. wrestling Verb Present participle of wrestle
  2. wrestling Noun A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.
  3. 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.
  4. wrestle Noun A wrestling bout.
  5. wrestle Noun A struggle.
  6. wrestle Verb To contend, with an opponent, by grappling and attempting to throw, immobilize or otherwise defeat him, depending on the specific rules of the contest
  7. wrestle Verb To struggle or strive
  8. wrestle Verb To take part in a wrestling match with someone
  9. wrestle Verb To move or lift something with difficulty
  10. wrestle Verb To throw a calf etc in order to brand it
  11. wrestle Verb To fight
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