Wrangle Definition

rănggəl
wrangled, wrangles, wrangling
verb
wrangled, wrangles, wrangling
To quarrel angrily and noisily.
Webster's New World
To argue (a person) into or out of something.
Webster's New World
To argue; dispute.
Webster's New World
To attempt to deal with or understand something; contend or struggle.
American Heritage
To herd (livestock, esp. saddle horses)
Webster's New World
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noun
wrangles
The act of wrangling.
American Heritage
An angry, noisy dispute or quarrel.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Wrangle

Noun

Singular:
wrangle
Plural:
wrangles

Origin of Wrangle

  • Middle English wranglen of Middle Low German origin wer-2 in Indo-European roots V., tr., sense 2, back-formation from wrangler cowhand in charge of horses, horse herder

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

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