HyperDic: wrestling_hold

English > 1 sense of the expression wrestling hold:
NOUNactwrestling holda hold used in the sport of wrestling
English > wrestling hold: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA hold used in the sport of wrestling.
Part ofwrestling, rassling, grapplingThe sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
NarrowerJapanese strangleholdA wrestling hold in which the opponent's arms are crossed in front of his own neck to exert pressure on his windpipe
bear hugA wrestling hold with arms locked tightly around the opponent
lockAny wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
nelsonAny of several wrestling holds in which an arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand exerts pressure on the back of the neck
scissors, scissors hold, scissor hold, scissor grip, scissors gripA wrestling hold in which you wrap your legs around the opponents body or head and put your feet together and squeeze
strangleholdA wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe
toeholdA wrestling hold in which the toe is held and the leg is twisted against the joints
Broaderclasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdThe act of grasping

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