Trap music is a music genre that originated in the early 2000s from Southern hip hop and crunk in the Southern United States. It is typified by its lyrical content and trademark sound, which incorporates 808 sub-bass kick drums, double-time, triple-time and other faster time division hi-hats, layered synthesizers, and "cinematic" strings.

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  1. A machine or other device designed to catch (and sometimes kill) animals, either by holding them in a container, or by catching hold of part of the body.
    I put down some traps in my apartment to try and deal with the mouse problem.
  2. A trick or arrangement designed to catch someone in a more general sense; a snare.
    Unfortunately she fell into the trap of confusing biology with destiny.
  3. A covering over a hole or opening; a trapdoor.
    Close the trap, would you, before someone falls and breaks their neck.
  4. A wooden instrument shaped somewhat like a shoe, used in the game of trapball; the game of trapball itself.
  5. Any device used to hold and suddenly release an object.
    They shot out of the school gates like greyhounds out of the trap.
  6. A bend, sag, or other device in a waste-pipe arranged so that the liquid contents form a seal which prevents the escape of noxious gases, but permits the flow of liquids.
  7. A place in a water pipe, pump, etc., where air accumulates for want of an outlet.
  8. A light two-wheeled carriage with springs.
  9. A person's mouth.
    Keep your trap shut.
  10. belongings
  11. cubicle (in a public toilet)
    I've just laid a cable in trap 2 so I'd give it 5 minutes if I were you.
  12. Short for trapezius muscle in bodybuilding
  13. Short for trapshooting.
  14. An exception generated by the processor or by an external event.
  15. A mining license inspector during the Australian gold rush.
  16. A vehicle, residential building, or sidewalk corner where drugs are manufactured, packaged, or sold.
  17. A person with male genitalia who can be mistaken for a female; a convincing transvestite or transwoman.
  18. A kind of movable stepladder.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. A dark coloured igneous rock, now used to designate any non-volcanic, non-granitic igneous rock; trap rock.


  1. To physically capture, to catch in a trap or traps, or something like a trap.
  2. To ensnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap.
  3. To provide with a trap.
  4. To set traps for game; to make a business of trapping game; as, to trap for beaver.
  5. To leave suddenly, to flee.
  6. To sell narcotics, especially in a public area.
  7. To capture (e.g. an error) in order to handle or process it.

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To dress with ornaments; to adorn; said especially of horses.

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