What does labyrinthine mean?

labyrinthine meaning in General Dictionary

Pertaining to or like a labyrinth labyrinthal labyrinthian

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  • relating to or influencing or originating in the inner ear
  • resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity
  • related to, or like, a labyrinth; labyrinthal.

labyrinthine meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1630s; see labyrinth + -ine (1). Earlier adjective types were labyrinthian (1580s); labyrinthial (1540s).


labyrinthine meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) regarding, or like, a labyrinth; labyrinthal.


Sentence Examples with the word labyrinthine

One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.

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