speed trap


speed trap

noun

: an area of road where police hide from drivers and use special equipment to catch people who are driving too fast

Full Definition of SPEED TRAP

:  a stretch of road policed by often concealed officers or devices (as radar) so as to catch speeders

First Known Use of SPEED TRAP

1925

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: speedup
Previous Word in the Dictionary: speed test
All Words Near: speed trap

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up speed trap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More