Tussle Definition

tŭsəl
tussled, tussles, tussling
verb
tussled, tussles, tussling
To fight, struggle, contend, etc. briefly but vigorously; wrestle; scuffle.
Webster's New World
To have a tussle.
The two sets of fans were tussling before the game.
Wiktionary
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noun
tussles
A brief but vigorous struggle or contest; scuffle.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Tussle

Noun

Singular:
tussle
Plural:
tussles

Origin of Tussle

  • Middle English tussillen frequentative of -tousen to pull roughly

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Related to tousle.

    From Wiktionary

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