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trap +‎ -y

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trappy (comparative trappier, superlative trappiest)

  1. (horse riding) Of a gait, short, rapid and high-stepping.
  2. traplike, reminiscent of a trap
  3. Abundant in traps
    • 1918, J. Arthur Gibbs, A Cotswold Village[1]:
      This district is not so easy for a stranger to ride his own line over as the Midlands; it is not half so stiff, but it is often cramped and trappy.
  4. (mineralogy) Like the mineral called trap; trappean; trappous.