verb (used with object), en·trapped, en·trap·ping.
Related formsen·trap·per, nounen·trap·ping·ly, adverbun·en·trapped, adjective
Examples from the Web for entrapped
There may be no entrapped pool of human talent left on earth with the dollar value of Cuban athletes.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On a 1957 trip to Moscow, Alsop was entrapped by a handsome young KGB spy and the incident was caught on camera.
She felt claustrophobic, entrapped like an exotic bird, but despite her angst she lacked the courage to leave.Rita Moreno, SAG Life Achievement Award Winner, Talks Brando, Elvis And West Side Story|Sandra McElwaine|January 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lincoln has entrapped him into arguing not against Lincoln, but against the English language.
At the battle of Salamis, that navy had entrapped and smashed the Persian fleet.
They refusing to be entrapped, and keeping their front unbroken, Breckenridge sent me to General Johnson for new instructions.Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army|William G. Stevenson
The plot was very cunningly conceived, especially the manner in which you were entrapped and induced to give the certificate.The Stretton Street Affair|William Le Queux
As these dry up, large numbers of them are entrapped by the people.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
Stover, entrapped, received the invitation with perfect gravity, although resolved to find some excuse.Stover at Yale|Owen Johnson
In the morning it was discovered that a Blackfoot was entrapped by one of them, but had succeeded in dragging it off.The Adventures of Captain Bonneville|Washington Irving