Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


or rassle, rastle

[ras-uh l] /ˈræs əl/ Dialect
verb (used with or without object), wrastled, wrastling, noun
Origin of wrastle
1200-50; Middle English wrastlen, variant of wrestlen to wrestle Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for wrastle
Historical Examples
  • But by this time he was gone; so we all turns back to wrastle with this sad man, who evident was intending to mix it with us.

    The Man Next Door Emerson Hough
  • At dat place she come up to me an' says, 'Samson, I'll wrastle you!'

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • I ain't goin' to wrastle with no ca on this here trip, none whatever.

    Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Clarence Edward Mulford
  • wrastle it out each day and, win er lose, forgit it in yer sleep.

    The Web of the Golden Spider Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • And the old man used to wrastle with him nights and speak about punishment, and pray for him in meeting.

    The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
  • For aw can wrastle ony chap mi own weight, an' aw'll set misen agean th' world for bein a judge ov a gooid maily puttate.

    Yorksher Puddin' John Hartley
  • You're both too green and too soft to wrastle 'round down amongst folks.

  • His sone wrastle dyed a yonge man unmaried; his sone Love lived till this year 1650.

  • We'll hae an awfu' wrastle in the mornin' catchin' the train, and it'll be that crooded we'll hae to stand a' the way.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • Either leave it mighty pronto, or wrastle with it till you're a man at the game.

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters Francis Rolt-Wheeler

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for wrastle

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for wrastle

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for wrastle