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Definition of "death-trap" [death-trap]

  • A structure or situation involving imminent risk of death; a place dangerous to life. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "death-trap" in a sentence
  • "The driver of the vehicle said that it was becoming a death-trap."
  • "The audience is harangued – as if we were army recruits – on Afghanistan's inhospitable terrain, its death-trap mountains and deserts."
  • "I find out three things this evening: 1. There are worse things than staying with your best friend and her grandmother in a death-trap Chevrolet, weaving or no weaving."