Definition of tangled adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtæŋɡld//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæŋɡld//
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  1. 1twisted together in an untidy way tangled hair/bed clothes
  2. 2complicated, and not easy to understand tangled financial affairs
  3. Extra examples My hair had got all tangled. My legs got hopelessly tangled in the rope. Your hair looks a bit tangled. Diplomacy can be such a tangled web. He spent the next few days wrestling with very tangled emotions. Her hair was a tangled mass of damp curls. The series involves the tangled relationships of two London families. They had to fight their way through the tangled undergrowth. Three people were cut from the tangled wreckage of the train.
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