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Similar words: tangled · -angle · angle · bangle · dangle · jangle · mangle · tingle · entangle · strangle
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tangle

1. noun twisted mass2. noun situation, feeling, etc3. noun SPOR confrontation4. noun argument, dispute5. verb become twisted together6. verb cause to become twisted together7. verb SPOR have confrontation8. verb have argument, dispute 1 noun twisted massgréasán masc1  c m utranglam masc1  c m ua tangle of wires sreanga atá in aimhréidha tangle of narrow streets cathair ghríobháin de shráideanna cúngathe traffic is in a tangle tá tranglam tráchta ann my hair is in a tangle tá mo chuid gruaige in aimhréidhher mother brushed out the tangles for her bhí a cuid gruaige in aimhréidh ach chíor a máthair í don't get the rope in a tangle ná cuir an rópa in achrann, ná cuir an rópa in aimhréidh 2 noun situation, feeling, etc the school's financial affairs are in a tangle tá cúrsaí airgeadais na scoile ina gcíor thuathail, tá cúrsaí airgeadais na scoile trína chéile he got into a tangle when questioned about the incident chuaigh sé in abar nuair a ceistíodh é faoin eachtra
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3 noun especially SPOR confrontationcaismirt fem2  c m uthere was a bit of a tangle between the two players bhí caismirt idir an bheirt imreoirí, d'éirigh idir an bheirt imreoirí 4 noun argument, disputeaighneas masc1  c m uracán masc1  c m uhis tangle with the immigration authorities an t-aighneas a bhí idir é agus na húdaráis inimirce 5 verb become twisted together INTRANSITIVEtéigh in achranntéigh in aimhréidhtéigh i bhfostúthe strings tangled together chuaigh na sreanga in aimhréidh ina chéile, chuaigh na sreanga i bhfostú ina chéile 6 verb cause to become twisted together TRANSITIVEcuir in aimhréidhcuir in achrann the net got tangled in the propeller chuaigh an eangach i bhfostú sa lián 7 verb especially SPOR have confrontation INTRANSITIVEthe Kerryman tangled with two Cork players bhí achrann idir an Ciarraíoch agus an bheirt Chorcaíoch, bhí aighneas idir an Ciarraíoch agus an bheirt Chorcaíoch, bhí caismirt idir an Ciarraíoch agus an bheirt Chorcaíoch 8 verb have argument, dispute INTRANSITIVEI wouldn't like to tangle with her níor mhaith liom ise a tharraingt orm, níor mhaith liom cur isteach uirthi sin, níor mhaith liom dul in adharca léi sinthey tangled over finances bhí siad in adharca a chéile faoi chúrsaí airgid