to engage in arm wrestling.
- Arm wrestling
a form of wrestling in which two opponents, usually facing each other across a table, rest their right or left elbows on the table and, placing their corresponding forearms upward and parallel, grip each other’s hand, the object being to force the opponent’s hand down so that it touches the table. to engage in arm […]
- Arm, the
arm, the Related Terms put the arm on someone, ride the arm, a shot in the arm
the use of threat, coercion, or other forms of pressure and persuasion to achieve one’s purpose: It took a lot of arm-twisting but he finally agreed to work this weekend. to subject to arm-twisting: The unions arm-twisted the government into negotiating by threatening widespread strikes. Contemporary Examples He and those like him think the time […]
arm-waver noun An excitable or emphatic person