Definition of Mantrap

1. Noun. A very attractive or seductive looking woman.

Exact synonyms: Beauty, Dish, Knockout, Looker, Lulu, Peach, Ravisher, Smasher, Stunner, Sweetheart
Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman
Derivative terms: Dishy, Stun



2. Noun. A trap for catching trespassers.
Generic synonyms: Trap

Definition of Mantrap

1. n. A trap for catching trespassers.

Definition of Mantrap

1. Noun. Any device used to physically entrap humans ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mantrap

1. a trap for catching men [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantrap

mantletrees
mantlets
mantling
mantlings
manto
mantoes
mantologist
mantologists
mantology
mantos
mantou
mantra
mantralike
mantram
mantrams
mantrap (current term)
mantraps
mantras
mantric
mantua
mantuamaker
mantuamakers
mantuas
manty
manu
manu militari
manual
manual(a)
manual alphabet
manual communication

Literary usage of Mantrap

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1. The Journal of Solomon Sidesplitter [pseud.]: A Collection of Witticisms (1884)
"... and Gin the English for Trap: ergo, that Virgin was only another word for mantrap.— He was discharged with a caution against being over-witty in future. ..."

2. Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance by Warren Upham (1920)
"mantrap township, with its mantrap. Crooked, and Spider lakes, before noticed, has Waboose lake in section 2, meaning a rabbit in the Ojibway language; ..."

3. Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society by Minnesota Historical Society (1920)
"mantrap township, with its mantrap, Crooked, and Spider lakes, before noticed, has Waboose lake in section 2, meaning a rabbit in the Ojibway language; ..."

4. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"Said the Judge to the Cook, " How would you like to camp for 2 weeks on the ' mantrap? ''' "First rate," said the Cook; "when can we start? ..."

5. Summary of the Criminal Law by Henry John Stephen (1834)
"1, if any person shall set or place, or cause to be set or placed, any spring-gun, mantrap, or other engine calculated to destroy human life or inflict ..."

6. The New System of Criminal Procedure, Pleading and Evidence in Indictable by John Frederick Archbold (1852)
"The setting of the spring gun, mantrap, or other engine, as mentioned in the indictment ... That the gnn was so loaded and set, or the mantrap, &c., so set, ..."

7. Encyclopædia of the Laws of England with Forms and Precedents by the Most by Alexander Wood Renton, Maxwell Anderson Robertson, Frederick Pollock, William Bowstead (1907)
"mantrap.—A gin or other device to catch trespassers. It is a misdemeanor to set or place, or cause to be set or placed, any mantrap, spring-gun, ..."

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