rattrap

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noun rat·trap \ˈra(t)-ˌtrap\

Definition of rattrap

  1. 1 :  a trap for rats

  2. 2 :  a dirty dilapidated structure

  3. 3 :  a hopeless situation

Examples of rattrap in a Sentence

  1. 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



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