Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “honey trap”

honey trap

noun [C usually singular] uk   UK us  
something that is very attractive: The Tower of London is a honey trap for tourists.VisitingCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals the use of an attractive person to try to get information from someone: Police set up a honey trap to get him to confess to the crime.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
(Definition of honey trap from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of honey trap?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “honey trap”

Word of the Day

stampede

When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More