Meaning of “trick question” in the English Dictionary

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"trick question" in British English

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trick questionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌtrɪk ˈkwes.tʃən/ us /ˌtrɪk ˈkwes.tʃən/

a question that makes you believe you should answer it in a particular way, when the real question is hidden or there is no right answer

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

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