transitive verb

: to entangle or hamper : fetter
allowed himself to become entrammeled by convention and societyR. S. Hillyer
the eternal melancholy of the entrammeled Irish soulLiam O'Flaherty

Word History


en- entry 1 + trammel (net)

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“Entrammel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entrammel. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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