Definition of rattrap
1 : a trap for rats
2 : a dirty dilapidated structure
3 : a hopeless situation
Examples of rattrap
<although the military invasion had been a breeze, the nation soon found itself caught in a rattrap with no clear escape route>
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Rhymes with rattrap
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