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British English: /ˈtaŋɡ(ə)l/
American English: /ˈtæŋɡəl/

Translation of tangle in French:


  • 2 [figurative] (political, legal, emotional) a tangle of problems/motives
    un embrouillamini de problèmes/motifs
    in a tangle
    très embrouillé
    to get in ou into a tangle
    s'empêtrer (with avec)
  • 3 (quarrel)
    prise (f) de bec

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (hair, string, cable)
    s'emmêler (around autour de)

Phrasal verbs

tangle up

1 tangle up
2 tangle up [something], tangle [something] up to get tangled up
(hair, string, wires)
s'emmêler (in dans)
s'entortiller (in dans)
(person) [figurative]
s'empêtrer (in dans)

tangle with

tangle with [somebody/something]
Definition of tangle in:
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