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  1. deathtrap(noun)

    any structure that is very unsafe; where people are likely to be killed


  1. deathtrap(Noun)

    An extremely dangerous location, structure or device.

  2. deathtrap(Noun)

    A plot device where a villain in a story puts a hero in an elaborate dangerous situation for the purposes of attempting a sadistic murder.


  1. Deathtrap

    Deathtrap is a play by Ira Levin in 1978 with many plot twists and references itself as a play within a play. It is in two acts with one set and five characters. It holds the record for the longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway and was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play. Deathtrap was well received by many and has been frequently revived. It was adapted into a film starring Christopher Reeve, Michael Caine, and Dyan Cannon in 1982.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deathtrap in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deathtrap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of deathtrap in a Sentence

  1. Jim Chapman:

    The refuge that was created in 1943 to preserve and sustain wildlife will essentially become a deathtrap, it’s basically sort of reneging on a promise... that this land was so valuable that it needed to be protected in perpetuity.

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