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 in a sentence
The factory was a firetrap and dozens of workers died before rescuers could reach them.
First Known Use of firetrap
FIRETRAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firetrap for English Language Learners
: a building that is difficult to get out of and is likely to have a deadly fire
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