deathtrap


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death·trap

 (dĕth′trăp′)
n.
1. An unsafe building or other structure.
2. A perilous circumstance or situation.

deathtrap

(ˈdɛθˌtræp)
n
a building, vehicle, etc, that is considered very unsafe

death•trap

(ˈdɛθˌtræp)

n.
a structure, place, or situation where there is imminent risk of death.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deathtrap - any structure that is very unsafe; where people are likely to be killed
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
Translations

deathtrap

[ˈdeθtræp] N (= place) → lugar m peligroso; (= vehicle) → vehículo m peligroso
this car's a deathtrapeste coche es un peligro or una trampa mortal

deathtrap

[ˈdɛθˌtræp] ntrappola mortale
References in classic literature ?
Every few blocks there would be a railroad crossing on the level with the sidewalk, a deathtrap for the unwary; long freight trains would be passing, the cars clanking and crashing together, and Jurgis would pace about waiting, burning up with a fever of impatience.
NTSA and incorruptible traffic police can dramatically reduce accidents by ridding roads of bad drivers and deathtrap vehicles.
This house was a potential deathtrap and was putting tenants at serious risk of injury, or even death.
029 2022 4488 THEATRE Deathtrap Stage and television stars Paul Bradley and Jessie Wallace lead the cast of Deathtrap, a truly satisfying spine-chiller that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.
So, it has now been revealed that the Mercedes limo that chauffeur Henri Paul drove Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed to their deaths in was a complete deathtrap (Mirror, August 5).
An ill-fated confluence of events made the area near the summit of Everest into a deathtrap disaster of legendary proportions.
ey introduce a 20mph speed limit in selected areas of the city and let other roads become a potential deathtrap.
THE Billingham Players head into the spotlight next week with their latest production - Deathtrap.
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Residents described the stretch between Al Khan Interchange and the mall as a deathtrap.
THRILLER Deathtrap will be keeping audiences on the edge of their seats at Rugby Theatre.
TICKETS are still available for a four-night run of American dramatist Ira Levin's 1972 play Deathtrap.