Simple Definition of death trap
: a building, vehicle, etc., that is very dangerous and could cause someone's death
Full Definition of death trap
: a structure or situation that is potentially very dangerous to life
Examples of death trap in a sentence
That old elevator is a death trap.
The factory was a death trap with too few exits for the workers to use in case of a fire.
First Known Use of death trap
Rhymes with death trap
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