how to pronounce mousetrap


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mousetrap is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mousetrap in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… my amazement there is a mousetrap with a …”

meanings of mousetrap


  1. An antisubmarine rocket used mainly during World War II by the US Navy and US Coast Guard.
  2. A slice of bread or toast topped with cheese and then grilled or microwaved.
  3. Ordinary, everyday cheese.
  4. A device for capturing or killing mice and other rodents.
  5. A website designed to open another copy of itself when the user tries to close the webpage. Frequently used by advertisers and pornographers.


  1. To trap; to trick or fool (someone) into a bad situation.
  2. To prevent (the user) from leaving a website by opening another copy when it is closed.

mousetrap frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mousetrap occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mousetrap can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mousetrap can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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