Picture for TussleThe noun tussle means a rough fight or scuffle at close quarters. It can also be used as a noun for any kind of disorderly fighting.

Pronunciation: tuhs-uhl

Meanings of tussle

1. to struggle roughly
2.a vigorous fight, scuffle
3. make messy or untidy
4. any vigorous or determined struggle

Sentence examples for tussle:

1. The fourth game was a very close tussle with the service changing hands frequently.
2. Should the boss resign he will be breaching his contract which could result in a legal tussle.
3. The silent tussle going on between the wrestlers was a remarkable one.

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