(noun, verb)


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

Definition categories: act, maneuver, manoeuvre, play

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.