• word of the day

    knotty

    knotty - Dictionary definition and meaning for word knotty

    Definition
    (adj) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    Example Sentence
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
    Definition
    (adj) used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    Synonyms : gnarled , gnarly , knobbed , knotted
    Example Sentence
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick
    Definition
    (adj) highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    Example Sentence
    • the Byzantine tax structure
    • Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship
    • convoluted legal language
    • convoluted reasoning
    • the plot was too involved
    • a knotty problem
    • got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering
    • Oh, what a tangled web we weave
    • tortuous legal procedures
    • tortuous negotiations lasting for months
    Definition
    (adj) tangled in knots or snarls
    Synonyms : snarled , snarly
    Example Sentence
    • a mass of knotted string
    • snarled thread
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for knotty

knotty- with lots of knots -difficult to disentangle, difficult to manage.

k+notty(naughty)..naughty childrens are difficult to manage.

a NAUGHTY KNOT cannot be opened easily..

Powered by Mnemonic Dictionary

knotty = k + not + ty; Katrina not try another time she is complex.

knotty = kn + ot; Karnataka over time labor demands more than any other place.

Connect with us on Facebook