deathtrap

[ UK /dˈɛθtɹæp/ ]
NOUN
  1. any structure that is very unsafe; where people are likely to be killed
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How To Use deathtrap In A Sentence

  • Kans., is known as a deathtrap for shock absorbers, while the pockmarked I-5 south of TIME.com: Top Stories
  • The ugly bureaucrat, the evil invader, the sinister and ruthless spy, all eyes covetously to the Chinese Olympic Games first person, wants to set at it in the deathtrap.
  • In building a car, do you use lightweight materials so that it is zippy, but a deathtrap in an accident?
  • Levin (1929-2007), best known for his novels "Rosemary's Baby" (1967) and "The Stepford Wives" (1972), had obviously mastered the principles of Aristotle's "Poetics," for Deathtrap abounds in "peripeteia" or sudden reversals of fortune. The Gothic Twist of an Intricate 'Deathtrap
  • WASHINGTON - Army and Marine Corps officials knew nearly a decade before the invasion of Iraq that its workhorse Humvee vehicle was a "deathtrap" ... undefined
  • In building a car, do you use lightweight materials so that it is zippy, but a deathtrap in an accident?
  • The Surplus People Project, monitoring resettlement camps, described it as a "deathtrap". ANC Daily News Briefing
  • A Broadway office building that was illegally converted into high-end housing and that's been called a "deathtrap" managed to fly under the radar of the city's Buildings Department for at least five years -- even though inspectors were called to the property four times since NY Post: News
  • WASHINGTON - Army and Marine Corps officials knew nearly a decade before the invasion of Iraq that its workhorse Humvee vehicle, was a "deathtrap" even with armor added to protect it against roadside bombs, according to an inspector general's report. theleafchronicle.com - Local News
  • A through ticket by way of Nicaragua also cost less and, perhaps as important as everything else, Nicaragua was not known as a deathtrap. The Path Between the Seas
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