Meaning of “flypaper” in the English Dictionary

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"flypaper" in British English

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flypapernoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈflaɪˌpeɪ.pər/ us /ˈflaɪˌpeɪ.pɚ/

Examples from literature

  • Had we better take some flypaper? 
  • President Cleveland—And are you using that flypaper according to directions? 

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