speed trap

noun

Definition of speed trap

  1. :  a stretch of road policed by often concealed officers or devices (as radar) so as to catch speeders

1925

First Known Use of speed trap

1925


SPEED TRAP Defined for English Language Learners

speed trap

noun

Definition of speed trap for English Language Learners

  • : an area of road where police hide from drivers and use special equipment to catch people who are driving too fast

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