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death trap

noun

Simple Definition of death trap

  • : a building, vehicle, etc., that is very dangerous and could cause someone's death

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of death trap

  1. :  a structure or situation that is potentially very dangerous to life

Examples of death trap in a sentence

  1. That old elevator is a death trap.

  2. The factory was a death trap with too few exits for the workers to use in case of a fire.



1835

First Known Use of death trap

1835


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