tussle Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "tussle" - English Dictionary

See all translations

tussleverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈtʌs.l̩/

tussle verb [I] (DISAGREE)

to have difficult disagreements or strong arguments: During his twelve years in Congress he has tussled with the chemical, drug and power companies on behalf of the ordinary person. The residents are still tussling over the ever-scarcer street parking.

tussle verb [I] (FIGHT)

to fight with another person using your arms and body: The boys started to tussle in the corridor.
Phrasal verbs

tusslenoun

uk   us   /ˈtʌs.l̩/

tussle noun (DISAGREEMENT)

tussle noun (FIGHT)

[C usually singular] a fight with another person using your arms and body: From the state of his clothes and hair, he had been in a tussle.
Translations of “tussle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不同意, (激烈地)爭執,爭辯…
in Russian перебранка…
in Turkish kavga, mücadele, sert çekişme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不同意, (激烈地)争执,争辩…
in Polish sprzeczka, przepychanka…
(Definition of tussle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tussle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tussle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
follow

If you follow a particular person on Twitter� (= a website where people can publish short remarks or pieces of information), you choose to see the messages that that person posts (= publishes) on the website.

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More