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Tangle
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Tangle as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 30 answers for the crossword clue 'Tangle', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Tangle a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Tangle as an answer itself some 154 times.

Tangle is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 08 October 2021 with the answer being KNOT, we also found KNOT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
  • A twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
  • Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
  • Tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"
  • Disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"
  • Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Tangle'.

  • telang

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

MAT
Mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture

WEB
Membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals

4 Letters

DRAG
The act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"

KNOT
A unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude

MAZE
Complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost

5 Letters

GNARL
Something twisted and tight and swollen; "their muscles stood out in knots"; "the old man's fists were two great gnarls"; "his stomach was in knots"

MELEE
A noisy riotous fight

RAVEL
A row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"

SKEIN
Coils of worsted yarn

SNAFU
An acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up

SNARL
Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"

SWEEP
A movement in an arc; "a sweep of his arm"

TWIST
Twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"

6 Letters

DRAGIN
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

ENMESH
Entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

JUMBLE
A theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas

MUDDLE
Mix up or confuse; "He muddled the issues"

TOUSLE
Disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"

7 Letters

EMBROIL
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

ENSNARL
Entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

ENTWINE
Tie or link together

SWEEPUP
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

WRESTLE
The act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"

8 Letters

DISHEVEL
Disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"

ENTANGLE
Entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"

RATSNEST

9 Letters

CONFUSION
A mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"

IMBROGLIO
An intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation

10 Letters

INTERTWINE
Make lacework by knotting or looping

12 Letters

COMPLICATION
The act or process of complicating

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