Definition of 'entrap'
Example sentences containing 'entrap'
One day she happened on a newspaper article about a private detective who used call-girls to entrap wayward husbands.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Even in the bustle of the embassy, a small core of silence and sadness seemed to entrap the Ambassador and his wife.THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2002)
As he now thought of that beautiful, clever enigmatic woman, Sonya, the one who might or might not have been set to entrap and betray him.THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2002)
Trends of 'entrap'
View usage over:
Definition of entrap from the Collins English Dictionary
Protect yourself from online fraud
What to look out for to stay one step ahead of scammers
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' in the run-up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.