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1. mousetrap

noun. ['ˈmaʊˌstræp'] a trap for catching mice.

Antonyms

  • immovability

Etymology

  • mouse (English)
  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trap (English)
  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Mousetrap

  • bootstrap
  • flytrap

Sentences with mousetrap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Put the pen with the string in it through the eyelets on the back of the mousetrap.

2. Adjective
Physics teachers use mousetrap cars to help students gain hands-on experience.

Quotes about mousetrap


1. Science is not a collection of facts. Nor is science something that happens in the laboratory. Science happens in the head. It's a flight of imagination beyond the constraints of ordinary perception. Columbus chapter -The Virgin and the Mousetrap
- Chet Raymo

2. mousetrap

noun. ['ˈmaʊˌstræp'] (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated.

Synonyms

  • maneuver
  • play
  • trap play

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • mouse (English)
  • mous (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • trap (English)
  • trappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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