Definition Of traps


a device for hurling an object such as a clay pigeon into the air to be shot at.

We had to load the clay pigeons into the traps .

a device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals, typically by allowing entry but not exit or by catching hold of a part of the body.

All of us must have seen pictures of animals caught in traps , a horrible slow painful death.

a light, two-wheeled carriage pulled by a horse or pony.

From his window he could see the Pyramids, but all he wanted to see was a photograph of Tommy, the pony which pulled the trap for the two of them on their last ride together.

a person's mouth (used in expressions to do with speaking).

keep your trap shut!

a situation in which people lie in wait to make a surprise attack.

police deliberately herded 400 demonstrators into a trap and then attacked and arrested them

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Example Of traps

  • I was ready to pack my traps and leave