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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.
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.
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.
The data center is monitored 24x7x365 by local Operations Support Center staff and is fully secured by multiple mantraps and biometric hand scanners.
Mantraps have traditionally been used in places like data centres to protect information and property.
Physical security equipment includes smoke detectors, surveillance cameras, alarms, person authentication, mantraps, biometric devices, and other supporting systems.
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.