guetapens

noun guet·a·pens \ ¦getə¦päⁿ \

Definition of guetapens

plural guetapens \-äⁿ(z)\
:ambush, snare, trap
  • a trick to lure him into some guetapens
  • —Rafael Sabatini

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Origin and Etymology of guetapens

French guet-apens, from Middle French, from de guet apens with premeditation, alteration of de guet apensé


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