Simple Definition of imbroglio
: a complex dispute or argument
Full Definition of imbroglio
Examples of imbroglio
<a celebrated imbroglio involving some big names in the New York literary scene>
Origin of imbroglio
Italian, from imbrogliare to entangle, from Middle French embrouiller — more at embroil
First Known Use: 1750
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