Tussle meaning

tŭsəl
To struggle roughly; scuffle.
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A rough or vigorous struggle; a scuffle.
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To fight, struggle, contend, etc. briefly but vigorously; wrestle; scuffle.
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A brief but vigorous struggle or contest; scuffle.
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To have a tussle.

The two sets of fans were tussling before the game.

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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