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See also: boobytrap and booby-trap

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EtymologyEdit

From booby (dunce, idiot).

NounEdit

booby trap (plural booby traps)

  1. (military) An antipersonnel device deliberately hidden or disguised as a harmless object
  2. (by extension) An unforeseen source of danger; a pitfall

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