Definitions for imbroglioɪmˈbroʊl yoʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imbroglio, embroilment(noun)

    an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation

  2. imbroglio(noun)

    a very embarrassing misunderstanding

GCIDE

  1. Imbroglio(n.)

    A complicated and embarrassing state of things; a serious misunderstanding or disagreement, especially one that is bitter.

  2. Origin: [It. See 1st Broil, and cf. Embroil.]

Wiktionary

  1. imbroglio(Noun)

    a complicated situation; an entanglement

  2. Origin: From imbroglio "tangle", from imbrogliare "to tangle", cognate with and probably from an earlier form of embrouiller "muddle, embroil", from em- "en-" + brouiller.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imbroglio(noun)

    an intricate, complicated plot, as of a drama or work of fiction

  2. Imbroglio(noun)

    a complicated and embarrassing state of things; a serious misunderstanding

  3. Origin: [It. See 1st Broil, and cf. Embroil.]


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