Related formsun·tack·ling, adjective
Definition for tackling (2 of 2)
- either of the linemen stationed between a guard and an end.
- the position played by this lineman.
verb (used with object), tack·led, tack·ling.
verb (used without object), tack·led, tack·ling.
Origin of tackle
Related formstack·ler, nounre·tack·le, verb (used with object), re·tack·led, re·tack·ling.
Examples from the Web for tackling
It is an episode that is so on-the-nose in its tackling of pro-choice debates that you can practically see the freckles.
In tackling this issue, Watson is, whether she knows it or not, also implicitly taking on a broader issue.The Gender-Pay Gap: It’s Real, and Yes, It’s Sexism|Monica Potts|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was easy for the media to pounce when he admitted to lacking a comprehensive strategy for tackling ISIS.
He seems undaunted at tackling a number previously vocalized by the likes of Nat King Cole, Rosemary Clooney, and Sammy Davis Jr.
Bob became increasingly hard to work with, so Terry split from the partnership mid-assignment for Vibe, tackling it solo.Speed Read: Terry Richardson on Sex, Lies, and Lindsay Lohan|Justin Jones|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nine of Jove's years are gone; the timbers of our ships have rotted; their tackling is sound no longer.The Iliad|Homer
“He must get up again,” retorted Lon, and he was for tackling the bell-pull once more.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Rehearsing signals is good occupation for such occasions, and practice in passing the ball and in tackling can also be had.
I'm a little soft now and don't feel quite up to tackling the winter trail.Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx
Browning was in sympathy with my subject, and often came when I was tackling it.Fragments of an Autobiography|Felix Moscheles