Definition of honeytrap in English:


(also honey trap)

Pronunciation /ˈhənēˌtrap/ /ˈhəniˌtræp/


  • A stratagem in which irresistible bait is used to lure a victim.

    ‘To set the honeytrap, before the wedding night, each suspicious fiancé tells the agency about his loved one's taste in men, music and food, enabling the detectives to cast a potential seducer with matching looks and interests.’
    • ‘He has left his wife and family after allegedly asking an underage girl to pose naked in a tabloid newspaper honeytrap.’