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TANGLED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tangled mean? 

TANGLED (adjective)
  The adjective TANGLED has 2 senses:

1. in a confused mass
2. highly complex or intricate

  Familiarity information: TANGLED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TANGLED (adjective)


Sense 1tangled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a confused mass

Context examples:

pushed back her tangled hair / the tangled ropes

Similar:

afoul; foul; fouled (especially of a ship's lines etc)

enmeshed; intermeshed (caught as if in a mesh)

entangled (twisted together in a tangled mass)

intertwined (twined or twisted together)

knotted; knotty; snarled; snarly (tangled in knots or snarls)

matted (tangled in a dense mass)

rootbound (having the roots matted or densely tangled)

thrown; thrown and twisted (twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread)

Antonym:

untangled (not tangled)


Sense 2tangled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Highly complex or intricate

Synonyms:

tortuous; convoluted; tangled; Byzantine; knotty; involved

Context examples:

the Byzantine tax structure / convoluted legal language / convoluted reasoning / the plot was too involved / a knotty problem / got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering / Oh, what a tangled web we weave / tortuous legal procedures / tortuous negotiations lasting for months

Similar:

complex (complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts)


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