headlock headlock


  • (n) a wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body


  1. Joe, on the other hand, got me into a permanent emotional headlock and found some way, every day, to give me psychic noogies.
  2. It is nearly miraculous that King managed to keep death in a philosophical headlock as often as he did.
  3. Shikat's idea was to evade Lewis's famed headlock, and to tire him with leg holds.


  1. Wrestling ‘bad guy’ greeted warmly

    TNA wrestling personality Ken "Mr. Anderson" Anderson puts young fans Max Johnson, 8, left, and his brother, C.J., 12, both of Peoria, into a headlock as he meets fans Wednesday at the IHSA Peak Performance exhibit at the Peoria Riverfront Museum.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. Deputy shoots, kills Orlando suspect who threatened wife

    ORLANDO, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- A sheriff's deputy fatally shot an Orlando, Fla., man who held his wife in a headlock and threatened to kill her, officials said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Deputy fatally shoots man threatening to kill wife | Video

    An Orlando man is dead after holding his wife in a headlock Sunday and threatening to kill her with a tool in front of an Orange County deputy sheriff, authorities said.        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel


  1. "If you freeze frame that play, three of our guys are in a headlock," Dempsey told a news conference on Sunday. "Before the tournament they told us any kind of holding on corners is a penalty. Any type of grabbing around the player is a...
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Clint Dempsey Source: SkySports

  2. "It's probably something I will enjoy a little later - not right now," Billups said. "It just shows dominance. We've had a headlock on this conference for a little while now and that validates that."
    on May 18, 2007 By: Billups Source: SI.com

  3. In the application for a restraining order, made at LA's County Superior Court, Seymour says that former security guard Thibodeaux "put her in a headlock, wrenched her neck and choked her with the full force of her 200lb frame".
    on May 28, 2009 By: Terri Seymour Source: Oneindia

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