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Definition of Wrestle


  1. To contend, by grappling with, and striving to trip or throw down, an opponent; as, they wrestled skillfully.
  2. Hence, to struggle; to strive earnestly; to contend.
  3. To wrestle with; to seek to throw down as in wrestling.
  4. A struggle between two persons to see which will throw the other down; a bout at wrestling; a wrestling match; a struggle.

Wrestle Quotations

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
George Bernard Shaw

If you are going to wrestle a bear, try to stay away from all fish oil products, you know. I mean it's tough for me, because I love to rub myself with salmon oil every day - it's a great conditioner for the hair, skin.
Will Ferrell

Of course, there are those critics - New York critics as a rule - who say, 'Well, Maya Angelou has a new book out and of course it's good but then she's a natural writer.' Those are the ones I want to grab by the throat and wrestle to the floor because it takes me forever to get it to sing. I work at the language.
Maya Angelou

We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him. On the other hand, we want to be Superman. But they're conflicting philosophies. Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we, as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons.
Wolfgang Petersen

Some guys can do more talking in the ring, other guys do posing, body building, whatever the hell they do in the ring. But I don't have the big body, and I'm not the big smooth talker, but I can get in the ring and wrestle.
Owen Hart
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Wrestle Translations

wrestle in Dutch is kampen, worstelen
wrestle in Finnish is painia
wrestle in French is lutte
wrestle in German is ringen
wrestle in Italian is lottare
wrestle in Spanish is luchar
wrestle in Swedish is brottas
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