Wrestle is defined as to struggle, fight or take part in a sport where two opponents struggle with each other to force and pin the other to a mat or to the ground.(verb)
An example of wrestle is two friends struggling with each other around in a field of grass.
The definition of a wrestle is a sports contest between two opponents who try to force each other onto a mat.(noun)
An example of a wrestle a sporting match between two players who try to pin each other to a mat.
See wrestle in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME wrestlen, wrastlen < OE wræstlian, freq. of wræstan, to twist: see wrest
See wrestle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb wres·tled, wres·tling, wres·tles verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English wrestlen
Origin: , from Old English *wrǣstlian
Origin: , frequentative of wrǣstan, to twist; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
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