tanglement

noun

tan·​gle·​ment ˈtaŋ-gəl-mənt How to pronounce tanglement (audio)

Examples of tanglement in a Sentence

legal tanglements stemming from the museum's refusal to return the looted carvings

Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tanglement was in 1831

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Cite this Entry

“Tanglement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tanglement. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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