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English definition of “trap”

trap

noun [C]  /træp/ us  

trap noun [C] (DEVICE FOR CATCHING)

a device or hole for catching and holding things: A bear was caught in the trap. A trap is also a bad situation from which it is difficult or impossible to escape: Simply by answering the letter, Robin had fallen into a trap.

trap noun [C] (MOUTH)

slang a mouth: Oh, shut your trap!
trap
verb [T]  /træp/ (-pp-) us  
Morrison was trapped by the fire.
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