from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of a gait, short, rapid and high-stepping.
  • adj. traplike, reminiscent of a trap
  • adj. Abundant in traps
  • adj. Like the mineral called trap; trappean; trappous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as trappous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as trappean.
  • Of the nature of a trap; treacherous.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • Not only funny, but also quite non-tourist trappy.

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  • Another trappy bird in the family is all I need! '

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  • He did snatch it and jump, but the trap jumped, too, in its own trappy way, and the Rat who got the cheese left the three tip rings of his tail to pay for it.

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