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mousetrap

mouse·trap

mousetrap

 
pronunciation:
maUs traep
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
build a better mousetrap
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small trap used to catch or kill mice.
definition 2: a device or strategy intended to entrap or deceive.
similar words:
trap
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phrase: build a better mousetrap
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mousetrapped, mousetrapping, mousetraps
definition: to entrap, outwit, or deceive.
The detective mousetrapped the killer into a confession.
similar words:
trap