Meaning of booby trap
- a hidden bomb or mine so placed that it will be set off by an unsuspecting person through such means as moving an apparently harmless object.
- any hidden trap set for an unsuspecting person.
Pronunciation: (b'bē trap"), [key]
— -trapped, -trap•ping.
- to set with or as if with a booby trap; attach a booby trap to or in.
- booby trap (Thesaurus)