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Noun: booby trap  boo-bee trap
  1. An explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over
    - land mine, ground-emplaced mine
  2. An unforeseen, unexpected or surprising difficulty
    - pitfall
Verb: booby-trap (booby-trapped,booby-trapping)  'boo-bee,trap
  1. Set up a booby trap
    "It was the first booby-trap I had seen since coming in country"

Derived forms: booby-trapping, booby-traps, booby traps, booby-trapped

Type of: difficulty, mine

Encyclopedia: Booby trap