Definition of Honeypot

1. Noun. South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes.

Exact synonyms: King Protea, Protea Cynaroides
Group relationships: Genus Protea
Generic synonyms: Protea

Definition of Honeypot

1. Noun. A pot of honey. ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly British) A place which attracts visitors. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A trap set to detect or deflect attempts at unauthorized use of information systems. ¹

4. Noun. (espionage) a spy who uses sex to trap and blackmail their target ¹

5. Noun. (US slang) Vagina. ¹

6. Noun. (US slang dated) A pet name for a loved one. ¹

7. Noun. (obsolete) a chamberpot or slop bucket ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Honeypot

1. one that is attractive or desirable [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honeypot

honeyish
honeyless
honeylike
honeylocust
honeylocusts
honeymaking
honeymoon
honeymoon period
honeymooned
honeymooner
honeymooners
honeymooning
honeymoons
honeypie
honeypies
honeypots
honeys
honeystone
honeysuck
honeysucker
honeysuckers
honeysuckle
honeysuckle family
honeysuckled
honeysuckles
honeysucks
honeytrap
honeytraps
honeyware

Literary usage of Honeypot

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1. The Information Universe: Issues in Informing Science and Information by Informing Science Institute, Eli Cohen, Ed. (2006)
"All data collected by a honeypot is consequently interesting data. Data gathered by a honeypot is valuable and can lead to a better understanding and ..."

2. The History of the Life of Thomas Ellwood by Thomas Ellwood, Joseph Wyeth (1906)
"This honeypot was a little Boy (then in Prison with them for Picking a Pocket) who, by his Stature, did not seem to be above Ten or a Dozen Years old : but ..."

3. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, & Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans, Edith R. Hall (1843)
"This honeypot was a little boy, then in prison with them for picking a pocket, who by his stature did not seem to be above ten, ..."

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