Definition of flypaper
: paper coated with a sticky often poisonous substance for killing flies
Recent Examples of flypaper from the Web
Basically, thirsty beasts would wade in, get stuck flypaper style, start bleating in dismay, and then gangs of local carnivores would rush over to rend them, and the entire rugby scrim would get stuck and die in the sun.
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First Known Use of flypaper
FLYPAPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flypaper for English Language Learners
: a long piece of sticky paper that is used for catching and killing flies
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