Definition of trapping
1 trappings plural : outward signs conventional men with all the trappings … of banality — Robert Plank
2 trappings plural : outward decoration or dress : ornamental equipment
3 : caparison 1 —usually used in plural
Recent Examples of trapping from the Web
The sausage is Vienna beef, dressed in all the trappings of a traditional Chicago dog.
Weeks after Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Palace of Versailles, Trump will bask in the trappings of the Bastille Day military parade on Friday and commemorations of the entry 100 years ago of U.S. troops into World War One.
The festival gives visitors the opportunity to learn about Native American gardening, foods and arts, including fire cooking demonstration, a talk about trapping and hunting, and a demonstration about weaving or bag twining.
Some endangered or threatened species populations have been adversely affected by cowbird parasitism to the point where cowbird trapping programs have been implemented.
The mission became less about revealing the trappings of the good life and more about the notion that the really good life is internal.
Nearly 60 teenagers accepted diplomas from Bronx Preparatory High School there on Monday, amid all the usual trappings of a graduation ceremony.
Assembly Bill 323 would allow the hunting and trapping of woodchucks, also known as groundhogs.
This year, the county has expanded its trapping and larviciding efforts and so far has not planned aerial spraying for those mosquitoes.
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