rattrap

noun
rat·trap | \ˈra(t)-ˌtrap \

Definition of rattrap 

1 : a trap for rats

2 : a dirty dilapidated structure

3 : a hopeless situation

Examples of rattrap in a Sentence

although the military invasion had been a breeze, the nation soon found itself caught in a rattrap with no clear escape route

First Known Use of rattrap

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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