em·​bran·​gle im-ˈbraŋ-gəl How to pronounce embrangle (audio)
embrangled; embrangling im-ˈbraŋ-g(ə-)liŋ How to pronounce embrangle (audio)
embranglement noun

Examples of embrangle in a Sentence

it seems everyone who was even remotely connected to the man became somehow embrangled in the scandal surrounding him

Word History


en- + brangle (squabble)

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of embrangle was in 1664

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Cite this Entry

“Embrangle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embrangle. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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