Definitions of tangled

  1. of Tangle
  2. United confusedly.

Usage examples for tangled

  1. Of course I did; though my feet got tangled in with the ivy, and I almost fell down; but, once safe on the ground, I tracked her swift enough, for she seemed to scorn moving beyond a walk. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  2. He showed her how to place her fingers- their fingers got tangled up- they laughed. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  3. I could not bring myself to reveal to her how tangled and gloomy a mystery was between us. – On the Church Steps by Sarah C. Hallowell
  4. By this time the Chinaman had got tangled up with the orders and was putting out drinks every which way. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  5. Quietly they went out of the house and found the horse, only a few yards distant, with his feet tangled in the reins. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  6. The mast broke off close to where it was fastened to the toy wagon, and the sail became tangled in the arms and legs of the children. – Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's by Laura Lee Hope
  7. But the gropings are there,- vastly confused in the tangled strains of the nation's interests. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  8. Sparrer could just make him out through the tangled screen of brush. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  9. Only in moving pictures, novels, and some magazine fiction are industrial relations, business competition, politics, and diplomacy tangled up with the girl and the other woman. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  10. " Sufficiently to know that they are dissatisfied;" returned Ronsard quietly,-" And that, deep down among the tangled grass and flowers of that brilliant pleasure- ground called Society, there is a fierce and starving lion called the People, waiting for prey!" – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  11. And just now, if you please, a tiny new moon all tangled up in its branches. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  12. I had too much at stake to get tangled up that way, but I was thinking that it was pretty near time for me to find a wife. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  13. He turned to examine the medal, holding it between finger and thumb; or rather, his eyes examined it while his brain ran back along the tangled procession of hopes and blunders, wrongs and trials and lessons hardly learnt, of which this mocking piece of silver symbolised the end and the reward. – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  14. " He's all tangled up in the string. – The Story of a Bold Tin Soldier by Laura Lee Hope
  15. Away from the weary, dusty town, Where the sorrows dim the days, To the sleeping lake and the silent stream And the wildwood's tangled ways! – Oklahoma and Other Poems by Freeman E. Miller
  16. This also turned out a useless effort; she got the linen hopelessly twisted and tangled, and presently she tossed this upon the table. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  17. Tangled forest rolled up the hills wherever the stiff, dark pines could find soil in which to grow. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss