Share this entry

tussle
American English: /ˈtəsəl/
British English: /ˈtʌs(ə)l/

Translation of tussle in Spanish:

noun

intransitive verb

  • to tussle (with somebody) (for/over something)
    pelearse (con alguien) (por algo)
    (verbally) pelearse or discutir (con alguien) (por algo)
    Example sentences
    • They tussled on the floor, an oddly muted fight as they were both trying to shield the book from damage.
    • A Tullow woman tussled violently with her attackers as they attempted to steal her handbag before they dragged her along the road until she smacked her head off a lamp-post.
    • The only thing that surprised me bearing in mind the previous night's tales was that I couldn't hear the wildlife crashing around in the trees as they tussled for a vantage point from which to ambush me.

Definition of tussle in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.