A place, structure, or vehicle that is potentially dangerous: the theaters were often death traps
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- The road is a nightmare and a potential death trap with vehicles skidding on the patchwork surface.
- Any vehicle, trailer or caravan with defective tyres is a potential death trap and we are determined to do all we can to remove them from the roads.
- The women said the waterlogged park behind their homes was a potential death trap to children in the area.
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Syllabification: death trap
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