noun fire·trap \-ˌtrap\

: a building that is difficult to get out of and is likely to have a deadly fire

Full Definition of FIRETRAP

:  a place (as a building) apt to catch on fire or difficult to escape from in case of fire

Examples of FIRETRAP

  1. The factory was a firetrap and dozens of workers died before rescuers could reach them.

First Known Use of FIRETRAP



Next Word in the Dictionary: fire treePrevious Word in the Dictionary: fire towerAll Words Near: firetrap
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears