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English definition of “booby trap”

booby trap

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbuːbiˌtræp/
something dangerous, especially a bomb, that is hidden somewhere that looks safePlotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
booby-trap verb [T] [often passive] His car was booby-trapped.
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