Definition of arm wrestling
: a form of wrestling in which two opponents sit face to face gripping usually their right hands, set corresponding elbows firmly on a surface (as a tabletop), and attempt to force each other's arm down —called also Indian wrestling
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ARM WRESTLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of arm wrestling for English Language Learners
: a contest in which two people sit facing each other and join usually their right hands together and then try to force each other's arm down
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