wrestling
noun Date: before 12th century a sport or contest in which two unarmed individuals struggle hand to hand with each attempting to subdue or unbalance the other

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  • Wrestling — is the act of physical engagement between two people in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over, or control of, the opponent. Physical techniques which embody the style of wrestling are clinching, holding, locking, and leverage.… …   Wikipedia

  • wrestling —    Wrestling, a one to one unarmed combat sport in which the participant grapples with his opponent on a mat delimiting the field of play in an endeavour to defeat him by winning points for gaining various advantages or by scoring a ‘fall’ (that… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Wrestling — Wres tling, n. Act of one who wrestles; specif., the sport consisting of the hand to hand combat between two unarmed contestants who seek to throw each other. Note: The various styles of wrestling differ in their definition of a fall and in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wrestling — (n.) O.E. wræstlung, sport of grappling and throwing, verbal noun from WRESTLE (Cf. wrestle) (v.). From c.1300 as action of wrestling, a wrestling match. Figurative use from c.1200 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Wrestling — est un court métrage documentaire en noir et blanc américain réalisé en 1892 par William K.L. Dickson. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wrestling — [res′liŋ] n. a form of sport in which the opponents struggle hand to hand, attempting to throw or force each other to the ground without striking blows …   English World dictionary

  • Wrestling — Typischer Wrestling Ring Wrestling (engl. Ringen), im deutschen Sprachraum auch als Catchen bezeichnet (letztere Bezeichnung lehnt sich an den älteren Begriff Catch Wrestling an), ist eine populäre Schaukampf Sportart, die besonders in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • wrestling — 1. (wrestling) (1856↑, 652↓) The toughest sport out there, in which you go for as many as 5 days with no food, 2 without water, and work out in a sauna after impossibly intense normal practices to make a low weight class. You then beat the shit… …   Urban English dictionary

  • wrestling — /res ling/, n. 1. a sport in which two opponents struggle hand to hand in order to pin or press each other s shoulders to the mat or ground, with the style, rules, and regulations differing widely in amateur and professional matches. Cf. catch as …   Universalium

  • Wrestling — Реслинг, Рестлинг (англ. Wrestling)  театрализованная постановочная борьба, где победитель каждого матча предопределён заранее. Профессиональный реслинг широко распространился как вид зрелища, особенно в Северной Америке и Японии. Организации,… …   Википедия

  • Wrestling — Wrest|ling 〈[ rɛ̣slıŋ] n.; od. s; unz.; Sp.〉 Abart des Freistilringens, die showmäßig veranstaltet wird [<engl. wrestle „ringen“] * * * Wrest|ling [ rɛslɪŋ ], das; s [engl. wrestling, zu: to wrestle = ringen]: in besonderem Maße auf Show… …   Universal-Lexikon

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