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trappy

[ trap-ee ]
/ ˈtræp i /
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adjective, trap·pi·er, trap·pi·est.

difficult or tricky: trappy terrain.
catching one unawares: trappy pitfalls.
(of horses) moving with the legs lifted high in a short and rapid manner.

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Origin of trappy

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; trap1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM trappy

trap·pi·ness, noun
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