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English noun: grappler

1. grappler (person) combatant who tries to throw opponent to the ground


Synonymsmatman, wrestler


Broader (hypernym)battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper


Narrower (hyponym)bantamweight, featherweight, flyweight, heavyweight, light heavyweight, lightweight, middleweight, sumo wrestler, welterweight

2. grappler (artifact) a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope


Synonymsgrapnel, grapple, grappling hook, grappling iron


Broader (hypernym)tool


Narrower (hyponym)crampon, crampoon


Part holonymclaw, hook









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