tanglesome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tangle +‎ -some

Adjective[edit]

tanglesome (comparative more tanglesome, superlative most tanglesome)

  1. tangled, entangled
    • 1850, Edward Livermore, Phebe, The Blackberry Girl[1]:
      It is not to tease you, and hurt you, my sweet, But only for kindness and care, That I wash you and dress you, and make you look neat, And comb out your tanglesome hair.