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Trapped Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    trap n
  1. a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
  2. drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
  3. something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion" [syn: snare]
  4. a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
  5. the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise [syn: ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait]
  6. informal terms for the mouth [syn: cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob]
  7. a light two-wheeled carriage
  8. a hazard on a golf course [syn: bunker, sand trap] v
  9. place in a confining or embarrassing position; "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
  10. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes" [syn: entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel]
  11. hold or catch as if in a trap; "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"
  12. to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned under the fallen tree" [syn: pin, immobilize, immobilise] [also: trapping, trapped]
Trapped Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    trapped adj : forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a trapped animal" [syn: at bay(p), cornered, treed]
Trapped Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    trapped See trap
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  • Trapped: trapped. Trapped may refer to. Film : Trapped (1931 film), a crime drama short starring Lina Basquette Trapped (1949 film), a semidocumentary ...
  • Trapped (2002 film): Trapped is a 2002 American-German thriller film starring Charlize Theron , Stuart Townsend , Kevin Bacon , Courtney Love , Dakota Fanning ...
  • Trapped! (TV series): Trapped! ... asking the trapped Unfortunate "why they think the others voted for them/how they feel about being trapped", she asks "Any last words ...
  • Trapped (1949 film): Trapped (1949 ) is a semidocumentary film noir directed by Richard Fleischer , written by George Zuckerman and Earl Felton. ...
  • Trapped (National Geographic Channel): Trapped is a documentary television series that premiered on November 7, 2007 on ... incidents or disasters in which victims were trapped on the site. ...
  • Trapped (Tupac Shakur song): "Trapped" is a song by 2Pac that deals with police brutality. ... He then ends the song with the line "I'd rather die then be trapped in the ...

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* Lloyd There's really nothing to worry about Mary. Statistically they say you're more likely to get killed on the way to the airport. You know, like on a head on crash or flying off a cliff or getting trapped under a gas truck That's the worst I have this cousin, well y'know, I had this cousin... - Dumb & Dumber

* Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them -- this is of the essence of leadership. - Theodore Harold White

* I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body. - Elaine Boosler


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Trapped Sample Sentences in News


  • Students Trapped in Sinking Ferry Send Heartbreaking Texts
    Heartbreaking text message exchanges between students trapped in the sinking ferry off the coast of South Korea and their anxious parents are offering a glimpse into the desperate situation in the crippled vessel. Read more on this news related to 'Trapped'
  • Students trapped in sinking ferry send heartbreaking text messages
    Ferry Survivors Describe Sliding Bodies, Grabbing at Railings, Wall of Water Read more on this news related to 'Trapped'
  • South Korea Ferry Survivor: Rushing Water Trapped Passengers
    Many passengers aboard the sunken South Korea ferry were trapped inside by rushing water when the vessel tilted, one of the tearful survivors said Wednesday.Kim Seong-mok told YTN television that he heard the vessel crash into something. Read more on this news related to 'Trapped'

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