tangled

adjective

Definition of tangled

  1. 1 :  existing in or giving the appearance of a state of utter disorder

  2. 2 :  very involved :  exceedingly complex

Examples of tangled in a Sentence

  1. it helps to have a lawyer to sort out the tangled contracts that home buyers typically have to contend with

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First Known Use of tangled

1596


TANGLED Defined for English Language Learners

tangled

adjective

Definition of tangled for English Language Learners

  • : twisted together into a knot

  • : complicated or confusing



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