What does the word intricate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Intricacy.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Intricateness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Intricately.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Entangled; complicated; involved.

Usage examples for intricate

  1. His companion looked at him as though he were trying to solve some intricate problem that gave him trouble. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. When she came out she was as pale as she had been flushed before- a little, terror- stricken figure, passing in a miserable abstraction through the intricate backways which took her home. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Here it was the recognised practice of the horsemen to stand, and those who properly did their duty would stand there; but very many lingered at the gate, knowing that there was but one other exit from the wood, without overcoming the difficulty of a very intricate and dangerous fence. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope