Main definitions of mud-wrestle in English

: mud-wrestle1mud-wrestle2

mud-wrestle1

Pronunciation /ˈmʌdˌrɛsl/

noun

US
  • 1A bout or instance of mud-wrestling.

  • 2In extended use: an instance or act of fierce or strenuous contention.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Sunday Journal & Star (Lincoln, Nebraska). From mud + wrestle.

Main definitions of mud-wrestle in English

: mud-wrestle1mud-wrestle2

mud-wrestle2

Pronunciation /ˈmʌdˌrɛsl/

verb

US
  • 1To take part in mud-wrestling.

  • 2To take part in mud-wrestling with (someone).

  • 3In extended use. To contend strenuously or resolutely.

  • 4To contend strenuously or resolutely with (a person).

Origin

1970s. From mud + wrestle, after mud-wrestling, mud-wrestler, mud-wrestle.