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.