Associations to the word «Wrestling»
WRESTLING, verb. Present participle of wrestle
WRESTLING, noun. A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.
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.
WRESTLING, noun. (countable) The act of one who wrestles; a struggle to achieve something.
WRESTLING, 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, noun. The sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down.
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