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honeypot

or honey pot

[huhn-ee-pot] /ˈhʌn iˌpɒt/
noun
1.
a pot, as of glass or silver, for storing and serving honey.
2.
something or some location that is attractive or rewarding and that entices a specific group of people: The unregulated dating app was a honeypot for catfishing and predatory behaviors.
The author’s childhood home became a tourism honeypot for the small town.
3.
Digital Technology.
  1. a computer system, isolated from the rest of its network, established as bait to lure malicious hackers into engaging with it, thereby revealing the identity or technique of the perpetrator without endangering the network or its data.
  2. a web page or section of hidden code in a web page that lures spammers into an interaction that identifies their content as spam or reveals its point of origin.
4.
Slang: Vulgar. the vagina.
Origin of honeypot
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See honey, pot1
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  • This was a negotiation which was better left to honeypot and Derry Down.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • Patsy dismounted from honeypot and bade Stair Garland get on board.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • The surly ranter became softened for a time, and, though he spoke of her to others as "honeypot," he ruled his tongue in public.

  • Her father was on one side, mounted on his big black horse, and Louis Raincy guarded the left flank on "honeypot."

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • On Stair's honeypot rode Patsy, ordering and ranging everything everywhere.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • She was adorable with her Little Rose face half unfolded, and the honeypot smell of her silken skin.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for honeypot

honeypot

/ˈhʌnɪˌpɒt/
noun
1.
a container for honey
2.
something which attracts people in great numbers: Cornwall is a honeypot for tourists
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for honeypot

honeypot

noun

The vulva or vagina (1719+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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