1. a trap for catching mice
Definition categories: man–made, trap
2. (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
Sentences with mousetrap as a noun:
- But what happens if they build a better mousetrap?
1. (figuratively) To trap; to trick or fool (someone) into a bad situation.