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Meaning of "wrestling" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRESTLING

wrestling  [ˈrɛslɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRESTLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrestling is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WRESTLING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wrestling

Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems. The term wrestling is attested in late Old English, as wræstlunge.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRESTLING


bowling
ˈbəʊlɪŋ
brisling
ˈbrɪslɪŋ
bristling
ˈbrɪslɪŋ
calling
ˈkɔːlɪŋ
castling
ˈkɑːslɪŋ
feeling
ˈfiːlɪŋ
handling
ˈhændlɪŋ
mailing
ˈmeɪlɪŋ
nurseling
ˈnɜːslɪŋ
nursling
ˈnɜːslɪŋ
princeling
ˈprɪnslɪŋ
rolling
ˈrəʊlɪŋ
rustling
ˈrʌslɪŋ
selling
ˈsɛlɪŋ
sling
slɪŋ
sterling
ˈstɜːlɪŋ
telling
ˈtɛlɪŋ
unsling
ʌnˈslɪŋ
whistling
ˈwɪslɪŋ
willing
ˈwɪlɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRESTLING

wrecking bar
wrecking crane
wreckmaster
Wrekin
wren
wrench
wrencher
wrenchingly
wrest
wrest pin
wrest plank
wrester
wrestle
wrestler
wrestling hold
wrestling match
wretch
wretched
wretchedly
wretchedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRESTLING

all-in wrestling
arm wrestling
bustling
catling
cooling
dismantling
fettling
footling
Graeco-Roman wrestling
mantling
nestling
rattling
saber-rattling
sabre-rattling
scantling
startling
subtitling
sumo wrestling
throttling
unsettling
whitling

Synonyms and antonyms of wrestling in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRESTLING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wrestling» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wrestling

Translation of «wrestling» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRESTLING

Find out the translation of wrestling to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrestling from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrestling» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

摔跤
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lucha libre
570 millions of speakers

English

wrestling
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुश्ती
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُصَارَعَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

борьба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

luta livre
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দঙ্গল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

catch
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gusti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ringkampf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

レスリング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

레슬링
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wrestling
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

môn đấu vật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மல்யுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुस्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güreş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lotta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapaśnictwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

реслінг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lupte greco-romane
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πάλη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stoei
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

brottning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bryting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrestling

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRESTLING»

The term «wrestling» is very widely used and occupies the 7.534 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRESTLING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wrestling» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wrestling» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrestling

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRESTLING»

Discover the use of wrestling in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrestling and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Wrestling Tough
Award-winning author Mike Chapman first presents the attributes that serve as a common link among wrestling champions through the decades.
Mike Chapman, 2005
2
National Wrestling Alliance: The Untold Story of the ...
After 32 years, Montreal will soon lose its professional baseball team.
Tim Hornbaker, 2007
3
Shooters: The Toughest Men in Professional Wrestling
Shooters tells the stories of athletes like Brock Lesnar and Bobby Lashley, men who have lived their lives on the border between 'works' and 'shoots', between the routines of the professional wrestling circuit and the legitimate ...
Jonathan Snowden, 2012
4
Wrestling
Simple text and full-color photographs introduce beginning readers to the sport of wrestling.
Ellen Frazel, 2011
5
Beginning Wrestling
Offers an introduction to the sport, covering history, basic rules, starting positions, and wrestling skills.
Thomas Ryan, Julie Sampson, 2002
6
Wrestling: Rules, Tips, Strategy, and Safety
Looks at the history of wrestling, discussing the basic techniques, rules, and safety equipment.
David Chiu, 2005
7
World Wrestling Insanity: The Decline and Fall of a Family ...
World Wrestling Insanity sets out to expose the nepotism, backwards logic, and power plays that have made World Wrestling Entertainment go round.
James Guttman, 2006
8
Coaching Wrestling Successfully
Tells how to develop and communicate a coaching philosophy, plan practices, teach wrestling skills, help wrestlers prepare for matches, and evaluate wrestlers' performances
Dan Gable, 1999
9
Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle
Also the book explores professional wrestling's carnivalesque presentation of masculinities and the question of the "real" and the "fake" as the fans themselves confront it. 30 photos.
Sharon Mazer, 1998
10
Wrestling Reality: The Life and Mind of Chris Kanyon ...
In his voice and the way he wanted it told, these are Kanyon's last words about his experience rising through the ranks to the top of the professional wrestling world while keeping his sexuality hidden.
Chris Kanyon, Ryan Clark, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRESTLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrestling is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Wrestling legend Roddy Piper dead at 61
WWE wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has died at his California home at the age of 61, the athlete's agent told Variety Friday. "Rod passed peacefully in ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
2
The history of racism in wrestling goes deeper than you might think
'Hulk Hogan became wrestling's most marketable hero in part due to his bouts with the ... Wrestling has long played on prejudice in an effort to sell tickets, shift ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Hogan's racist remarks aren't a shock: Wrestling is “a sport with both …
When professional wrestler Hulk Hogan unleashed a racist tirade, he didn't just damage his own reputation. He brought back bad memories of the awkward ... «Salon, Jul 15»
4
What The Future Holds For TNA Impact Wrestling Survival & The …
Justin LaBar and Josh Isenberg kick off the weekend discussing the state of TNA Impact Wrestling, the speculation behind the scenes and more. «Wrestlezone, Jun 15»
5
'American Dream' Wrestler Dusty Rhodes Dies
He was also among the best promo men in pro wrestling, where he helped encourage customers to come to live events and also pay-per-view TV broadcasts. «Sky News, Jun 15»
6
Dennis Hastert sexually abused Yorkville wrestling team equipment …
One of Dennis Hastert's alleged young male victims was a high school wrestling team equipment manager whom the former Republican House speaker called ... «New York Daily News, Jun 15»
7
Police: Toddler slammed to death in mimicked wrestling move
A man said he was mimicking a professional wrestling move when he inadvertently slammed his girlfriend's toddler to the floor, causing head injuries that killed ... «6abc.com, May 15»
8
Wrestling world mourns the passing of Verne Gagne, who died at 89
Late on Monday, the world of wrestling mourned the death of one of its greatest figures: Verne Gagne. The iconic babyface, who died in Minnesota at age 89, ... «Washington Post, Apr 15»
9
Wrestler Hijo del Perro Aguayo dies in the ring after fatal blow
A Mexican wrestling star suffered a fatal blow in the ring on Friday night in front of the thousands of fans in attendance - and the fight continued for nearly two ... «Daily Mail, Mar 15»
10
2015 PIAA Wrestling Championships Day 1 chat from Giant Center …
The PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships finals take place at Giant Center in Derry Township. Coatesville's Michael Boykin, back, and Boyertown's Jordan ... «PennLive.com, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Wrestling [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wrestling>. Jun 2021 ».
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