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man·trap

 (măn′trăp′)
n.
1. A trap set to catch trespassers or poachers.
2. Slang A sexually aggressive woman who has multiple male sexual partners and is considered to be scheming or manipulative.

mantrap

(ˈmænˌtræp)
n
a snare for catching people, esp trespassers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mantrap - a very attractive or seductive looking womanmantrap - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.mantrap - a trap for catching trespassersmantrap - a trap for catching trespassers  
trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
Translations

mantrap

[ˈmæntræp] Ncepo m

mantrap

[ˈmænˌtræp] ntrappola per l'uomo
References in classic literature ?
A sharper can drive a brisk trade in this world: it is undeniable that there may be a fine career for him, if he will dare consequences; but David was too timid to be a sharper, or venture in any way among the mantraps of the law.
Always seems to me," said Wemmick, "as if he had set a mantrap and was watching it.
Now, Mrs Varden, regarding the Maypole as a sort of human mantrap, or decoy for husbands; viewing its proprietor, and all who aided and abetted him, in the light of so many poachers among Christian men; and believing, moreover, that the publicans coupled with sinners in Holy Writ were veritable licensed victuallers; was far from being favourably disposed towards her visitor.
Mantrap, who will ride at any fence which any man in England will take, and who drives her greys in the park, while her mother keeps a huckster's stall in Bath still--even those who are so bold, one might fancy they could face anything dare not face the world without a female friend.
Mantraps have traditionally been used in places like data centres to protect information and property.
Mantraps consist of a small space having two sets of interlocking doors such that the first set of doors must close before the second set opens and are usually utilized in banks, financial institutions, detention facilities, pawn shops and jewelry stores or may be in secured offices.
Still, one wonders if some elderly earl or duke might not have shed a nostalgic tear or two, harking back to his youth and the happier, simpler days of mantraps.
Police launched a probe after potentially lethal mantraps thought to be made by rogue protesters were discovered.
Physical security systems: The data center should provide multiple layers of physical security such as biometrics, mantraps, video monitoring, 24/7 security, cages and private suites.
Mantraps once set near here to discourage touts from watching horses work have long since been dismantled, be assured.
They are wonderful dreaming spaces for an imaginative child, and the one in Hobart, where I spent a lot of time when I was young, is full of whale skeletons and mantraps, gilt-framed paintings and dunking boxes, and old convict uniforms that are so small, they look as if they were made for dwarves.
When originally introduced in 2007, it was rejected by the security industry because it did not involve physical deterrents such as mantraps, bullet resistant glass, guards or monitoring systems.