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traps

noun , plural of trap

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1 a device or scheme for capturing another by surprise
  • undercover agents devised a trap to catch the counterfeiters
  • a bear trap
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2 a setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait
  • an overland route to the Far East that was once notorious for the many robbers who laid traps for unsuspecting wayfarers
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3 something that catches and holds
  • the promotion is really just a trap to keep her from taking a new job elsewhere
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4 slang the opening through which food passes into the body of an animal
  • shut your trap before someone belts you one!
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chops, gobs [chiefly British], kissers [slang], mouths, mugs, pieholes (or pie holes) [slang], yaps [slang]

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