deathtrap

[ deth-trap ]
/ ˈdɛθˌtræp /
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noun

a structure, place, or situation where there is imminent risk of death: They escaped from the deathtrap just before it exploded.

Nearby words

  1. deathlessly,
  2. deathlike,
  3. deathly,
  4. deathplace,
  5. deathsman,
  6. deathwatch,
  7. deathy,
  8. deattribute,
  9. deattribution,
  10. deauville

Origin of deathtrap

First recorded in 1825–35; death + trap1

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