Synonyms of wrangle in English:


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1‘a demeaning wrangle over a small amount of money’


argument, dispute, disagreement, quarrel, row, fight, squabble, difference of opinion, altercation, angry exchange, war of words, shouting match, tiff

tussle, brouhaha, fracas, rumpus, brawl, clash, scuffle, battle, war, feud

controversy, uproar

Irish Australian North American donnybrook

informal falling-out, set-to, run-in, shindig, shindy, dust-up, punch-up, scrap, spat, free-for-all, argy-bargy, ruckus, fisticuffs, ruction

British informal barney, bunfight, ding-dong, bust-up, ruck, slanging match

British informal afters

Scottish informal rammy

North American informal rhubarb

archaic broil, miff




1‘negotiators had wrangled over details of the agreement’


argue, quarrel, row, have a row, bicker, squabble, have words, debate, disagree, have a disagreement, have an altercation, be at odds, bandy words

contend, fight, have a fight, war, battle, feud, clash, grapple, brawl, spar, wrestle, tilt, come to blows, cross swords, lock horns, be at each other's throats, be at loggerheads

informal fall out, scrap, go at it hammer and tongs, fight like cat and dog

rare altercate, chop logic

Scottish archaic threap