[im-brohl-yoh] /ɪmˈbroʊl yoʊ/
noun, plural imbroglios.
a misunderstanding, disagreement, etc., of a complicated or bitter nature, as between persons or nations.
an intricate and perplexing state of affairs; a complicated or difficult situation.
a confused heap.
noun (pl) -glios
a confused or perplexing political or interpersonal situation
(obsolete) a confused heap; jumble
1750, from Italian imbroglio, from imbrogliare “confuse, tangle,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + brogliare “embroil,” probably from Middle French brouiller “confuse” (see broil (2); also cf. embroil).
/ˈɪmbrəs/ noun 1. a Turkish island in the NE Aegean Sea, west of the Gallipoli Peninsula: occupied by Greece (1912–14) and Britain (1914–23). Area: 280 sq km (108 sq miles) Turkish name Imroz
[im-broun] /ɪmˈbraʊn/ verb (used with or without object) 1. .
[im-broo ] /ɪmˈbrʊ/ verb (used with object), imbrued, imbruing. 1. to stain: He refused to imbrue his hands with the blood of more killing. 2. to impregnate or imbue (usually followed by with or in): They are imbrued with the follies of youth. /ɪmˈbruː/ verb (transitive) (rare) -brues, -bruing, -brued 1. to stain, esp with […]
[im-broot] /ɪmˈbrut/ verb (used with or without object), imbruted, imbruting. 1. to degrade or sink to the level of a .