a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.
a fool or simpleton; ninny.
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.
an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
mid-17c., from entangle + -ment. Related: Entanglements. Foreign entanglements does not appear as such in Washingtons Farewell Address, though he nonetheless warns against them. The phrase is found in William Coxes 1798 memoirs of Sir Robert Walpole.