how to pronounce wrestling


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The above transcription of wrestling is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

wrestling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of wrestling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of wrestling


  1. The act of one who wrestles; a struggle to achieve something.
  2. A sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points.
  3. A professional tumbling act that emulates the sport of wrestling. Also called "professional wrestling". It is distinguished from sport wrestling — which has strict internationally recognized rules and is conducted on a mat — by being scripted, rehearsed, conducted in a boxing ring rather than on a mat, and televised as entertainment.


  1. Present participle of wrestle.

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