trap
noun.
a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
noun.
drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
noun.
something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
the exam was full of trap questions|it was all a snare and delusion
Synonym: snare
noun.
a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
noun.
the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
noun.
informal terms for the mouth
Synonym: yap, maw, hole, gob, cakehole
noun.
a light two-wheeled carriage
noun.
a hazard on a golf course
Synonym: bunker, sand trap
verb.
place in a confining or embarrassing position
He was trapped in a difficult situation
Synonym: pin down
verb.
catch in or as if in a trap
The men trap foxes
verb.
hold or catch as if in a trap
The gaps between the teeth trap food particles
verb.
to hold fast or prevent from moving
The child was pinned under the fallen tree