death trap(redirected from a death trap)
Something, usually a building, vehicle, or road, that is considered to be very dangerous. Between the worn brake pads and the loose steering wheel, that car is a death trap. The house was in such bad condition that the contractor wouldn't allow his workers inside because he thought it was a death trap.
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