knotty definition

  • adjective:
    • Tied or snarled in knots.
    • Covered with knots or knobs; gnarled.
    • Difficult to realize or solve. See Synonyms at complex.
    • high in knots.
    • complex or difficult; complex; hard.
    • Full of knots; knotted; having many knots
    • tough; tough.
    • Difficult; intricate; perplexed.
    • utilized of old persons or old woods; covered with knobs or knots
    • making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    • tangled in knots or snarls
    • very complex or intricate and occasionally devious
  • others:
    • saturated in knots; having many knots.
    • complex; rugged.
    • hard; intricate; perplexing; included.

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