grappler 1620s, agent noun from GRAPPLE (Cf. grapple) (v.).

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  • grappler — grapple ► VERB 1) engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons. 2) (grapple with) struggle to deal with or understand. 3) archaic seize with a grapnel. ► NOUN 1) an act of grappling. 2) a grapnel …   English terms dictionary

  • grappler — noun see grapple II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grappler — See grapple. * * * …   Universalium

  • grappler — noun a) Agent noun of grapple; one who grapples. b) A wrestler; one who fights by wrestling …   Wiktionary

  • grappler — n. one who struggles, one who wrestles, one who grapples; grappling iron, grapnel; tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grappler — grap·pler …   English syllables

  • grappler — /ˈgræplə/ (say grapluh) noun Colloquial a professional wrestler …   Australian English dictionary

  • grappler — noun 1. combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground • Syn: ↑wrestler, ↑matman • Derivationally related forms: ↑grapple, ↑wrestle (for: ↑wrestler) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grappler Baki — グラップラー刃牙 (Grappler Baki) Genre Action, arts martiaux, sports Manga Type Shōnen Auteur Keisuke Itagaki Éditeur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grappler Baki — (jap. グラップラー刃牙, Gurappurā Baki) ist eine Manga Serie von Keisuke Itagaki, die mehrfach fortgesetzt und als Anime adaptiert wurde. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Inhalt 2 Veröffentlichung 3 Fortsetzungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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