An intricate filigree.
An intricate problem.
An intricate pattern; an intricate procedure.
An example of intricate is a puzzle with 1000 pieces.
Origin of intricate
- Middle English from Latin intrīcātus past participle of intrīcāre to entangle, perplex in- in in–2 trīcae perplexities, wiles
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin intricatus (past participle of intricare).
- As the adjective; or by analogy with extricate