Part of speech:
Any of various grasping devices having hinged tines or jaws that close around an object or load, used especially in lifting or dragging heavy items.
The definition of contention is a struggle, dispute or something that someone argues about.
The definition of a wrestle is a sports contest between two opponents who try to force each other onto a mat.
the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
To wrench or sprain:
To twist about in a wriggling, snakelike motion; writhe.
To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
To move to and fro with a twisting, writhing motion; twist and turn; squirm
To fight, struggle, contend, etc. briefly but vigorously; wrestle; scuffle
To labor; toil; struggle
(Informal) To fight, quarrel, or argue
To contend or fight violently with an opponent
To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
To oppose physically or in battle, as with fists, weapons, etc.
To struggle or fight in rough confusion
To carry on war; engage in military conflict
To fight with lances; joust.
To strive in combat; fight
To oppose in battle; fight against.
(Obs.) To fight; battle; contend
A fighting competition.
The power or inclination to fight; pugnacity:
the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
Find another word for wrestling. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wrestling, like: grapple, contention, grappling, wrestle, hand-to-hand struggle, twisting, squirming, worming, wriggling, writhing and tussling.