HyperDic: tangled

English > 2 senses of the word tangled:
ADJECTIVEalltangledin a confused mass
alltangled, Byzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tortuoushighly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
tangled > pronunciation
Rhymesaddled ... wrinkled: 103 rhymes with ahld...
English > tangled: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn a confused mass.
  • "pushed back her tangled hair"
  • "the tangled ropes"
Narrowerafoul, foul, fouledespecially of a ship's lines etc
enmeshed, intermeshedcaught / caught / caught as if in a mesh
entangledTwisted together in a tangled mass
knotty, snarled, snarlytangled in knots or snarls
mattedtangled in a dense mass
rootboundHaving the roots matted or densely tangled
thrown, thrown and twistedTwisted together
Oppositeuntanglednot tangled
Spanishenmarañado, enredado
Catalanembolicat, embrollat, enredat
English > tangled: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHighly complex or intricate and occasionally devious.
Example "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott
SynonymsByzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tortuous
Broadercomplexcomplicated in structure
Spanishbizantino, intrincado, laberíntico, tortuoso

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