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Meaning of PITFALL

Pronunciation:  'pit`fol

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a trap in the form of a concealed hole
  2. [n]  an unforeseen or unexpected difficulty
 

PITFALL is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pit
 
 See Also: difficulty, trap

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pit"fall`\, n.
A pit deceitfully covered to entrap wild beasts or men; a
trap of any kind. --Sir T. North.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bait, baited trap, booby trap, catch, cobweb, coral heads, danger, deadfall, deathtrap, decoy, difficulty, Dionaea, entanglement, firetrap, flytrap, gin, hazard, ironbound coast, ledges, lee shore, lure, meshes, mine, mole trap, mousetrap, peril, pit, quicksands, rattrap, risk, rockbound coast, rocks, sandbank, sandbar, sands, set gun, shallows, shoals, snag, snare, spring gun, springe, toils, trap, trapfall, undercurrent, undertow, web
 

 

 

 

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