Examples of headlock in a Sentence
He had me in a headlock.
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While the match started hot, with Joe attacking Reigns before the bell, that fire quickly went away as the middle of the match devolved into long headlocks and other rest holds.
That officer then drops to the ground next to the suspect and appears to put him in a headlock.
Later, trying for a jump ball, Stephenson took down the Cavs' Jeff Green with headlock that wanted to grow up to be a rasslin' villain's choke hold.
Also remarkable: when Tyler Austin charged Joe Kelly to start that brawl Wednesday, guess who was the first one into the fray, sprinting across the field to get Kelly in a headlock—when his spot in the order was still four spots away?
Inside the bathroom, Erskin put the girl in a headlock, causing her braces to injure her lip and cause bleeding, Assistant State’s Attorney Kevin Sobczyk said.
Foley, 52, shared a funny story working a match in ECW with Marquez, where Foley only used a headlock on Marquez in an angle to infuriate hardcore fans, who wanted to see his rough-housing style.
Lara managing to get out of the headlock when fighting Vogel as opposed to her first-scene boxing club match is really just a matter of skill development and a pinch of luck.
But Afflalo missed, so Bjelica put him in a headlock.
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HEADLOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of headlock for English Language Learners
: a method of holding someone by putting your arm around the person's head
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