Meaning of “honey trap” in the English Dictionary

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"honey trap" in British English

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honey trapnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈhʌn.i ˌtræp/ us /ˈhʌn.i ˌtræp/ UK

something that is very attractive and attracts a lot of people:

Istanbul is a honey trap for tourists.

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.

(Definition of “honey trap” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)