Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- Present participle of grapple.
grappling (plural grapplings)
- (gerund of grapple) An act in which something is grappled or grappled with
2007 December 21, Bernard Holland, “Yielding to Youths Fierce Enthusiasms”, New York Times:
- […] the Schoenberg is irresistible to young hearts in their initial grapplings with great questions of life, death, love and suffering.