Trapped Meaning and Definition

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Trapped meaning

Word: Trapped

How to pronounce: træpt

How to pronounce: træps



1. 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.

Example sentences: "The squirrels ravaged the saplings, despite the baited traps"

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

Example sentences: "We were fed false information by a double agent and walked straight into a trap"

3. A container or device used to collect something, or a place where something collects.

Example sentences: "One fuel filter and water trap are sufficient on the fuel system"

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

Example sentences: "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."

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

Example sentences: "We had to load the clay pigeons into the traps."

6. Short for trapdoor

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

8. (among jazz musicians) drums or percussion instruments.

9. A type of hip-hop music typically characterized by a dark tone and rhythms involving low-pitched kick drums and a very fast hi-hat.

Example sentences: "The LP will feature his raps over a wide range of electronic sounds from dubstep to trap"

10. A place where drugs are sold.



1. Catch (an animal) in a trap.

Example sentences: "Once he dreamed he was trying to trap foxes but kept catching Dalmatians."

2. Trick or deceive (someone) into doing something contrary to their interests or intentions.

Example sentences: "I hoped to trap him into an admission"



1. Put trappings on (a horse)

Example sentences: "The horses were trapped with black velvet"



1. Basalt or a similar dark, fine-grained igneous rock.











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Spanish: Atrapar

German: Eingeschlossen

French: Piéger

Italian: Intrappolare

Turkish: Tuzak


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