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1. booby

noun. ['ˈbuːbi'] an ignorant or foolish person.

Synonyms

  • simple
  • pinhead
  • dummy
  • simpleton
  • dope
  • dumbbell

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • fancy
  • sophisticated
  • precocious

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Words that Rhyme with Booby Trap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap

Example sentences of the word booby-trap


1. Noun Phrase
Each catacomb is rigged with five different booby traps, including electrical traps.

2. Noun Phrase
If you have a door, you can booby trap it.

3. Noun Phrase
Each catacomb is rigged with five different booby traps, including electrical traps.

2. booby

noun. ['ˈbuːbi'] small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both.

Synonyms

  • genus Sula
  • Sula

Antonyms

  • compound
  • rough
  • complex

3. trap

noun. ['ˈtræp'] a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned.

Synonyms

  • rattrap
  • pitfall
  • mantrap
  • noose
  • mousetrap
  • decoy
  • net
  • lobster pot
  • bait
  • pit
  • lure
  • device
  • snare
  • gin
  • web
  • steel trap
  • flytrap
  • entanglement

Antonyms

  • repel
  • get off
  • detach
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. trap

noun. ['ˈtræp'] drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas.

Synonyms

  • drainpipe
  • waste pipe

Antonyms

  • enable
  • increase
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. trap

verb. ['ˈtræp'] catch in or as if in a trap.

Synonyms

  • entrap
  • gin
  • trammel
  • catch
  • capture
  • ensnare

Antonyms

  • let
  • uncover
  • rotor
  • unrestricted

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. trap

verb. ['ˈtræp'] place in a confining or embarrassing position.

Synonyms

  • detain
  • pin down

Antonyms

  • freedom
  • clear
  • available

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. trap

verb. ['ˈtræp'] hold or catch as if in a trap.

Synonyms

  • take hold

Antonyms

  • liberated
  • footloose

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. trap

noun. ['ˈtræp'] a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters.

Antonyms

  • strengthen

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. trap

noun. ['ˈtræp'] the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.

Synonyms

  • ambuscade
  • coup de main
  • lying in wait
  • ambush
  • surprise attack

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • outgo
  • gross
  • proximate

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. trap

noun. ['ˈtræp'] something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares.

Synonyms

  • design
  • snare
  • speed trap
  • plan

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • deny
  • disagree
  • lose

Etymology

  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • træppe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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