Origin of knotty
OTHER WORDS FROM knottyknot·ti·ly, adverbknot·ti·ness, nounun·knot·ty, adjective
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How to use knotty in a sentence
The design — knotty pine floors, swirling ceiling fans, touches of pale blue — strikes just the right tone without screaming “CRAB HOUSE.”
Inside, you’ll get knotty pine walls and a renovated farm-style kitchen.
It involved a geometric object called the amplituhedron that had been proposed as the answer to one of the knottiest problems in physics.A Mathematician’s Unanticipated Journey Through the Physical World|Kevin Hartnett|December 16, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Nebraska just lost a knotty one at Iowa and complained its center struggled with snaps because of clapping from the Iowa sideline.Once obvious and thrilling, three college football coaching hires have lost their luster|Chuck Culpepper|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
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The profession remains a knotty tangle of influences and causations and aggravations and insurers.Is Psychiatry Being Stumped By the Mental Illnesses It Has to Treat?|Matthew Tiffany|August 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Think of it merely as another knotty problem of logistics to be solved.
Our nicely worked out system for supplying the troops has in a moment been tangled up into a hundred knotty problems.
The Cuban debts and the future of the Philippines were really the knotty points in the entire debate.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
De Robeck and Keyes came over from the Triad to unravel knotty points.
His envoys had proposed to refer the knotty point to the decision of His Holiness; but 'this they absolutely declined.'King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
Landy Spencer drummed his knotty fingers on the armchair and looked thoughtfully at the old Nestor seated at his fireside.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney