Definition of entrammel in English:

entrammel

Line breaks: en|tram|mel
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtram(ə)l
 
, ɛn-/

verb (entrammels, entrammelling, entrammelled; US entrammels, entrammeling, entrammeled)

[with object] literary
Entangle; trap: she had entrammelled herself in terrible evil bonds
More example sentences
  • As you get entrammelled in family life he reckons it's difficult to make, and keep, good buddies wherever you are.
  • Such novelistic fragments not only portray recognizable figures of lovers' thought but vividly display mechanisms of signification and their entrammelling complications.
  • Thus, like Oedipus, Augustus, as the seeming outsider, is able to fathom the entrammeling web of the double curse which ‘lies over the land,’ and cut boldly through its snares.

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