attrape-nigaud

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From attraper (to catch) +‎ nigaud (nitwit); literally, “nitwit-catcher”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

attrape-nigaud m (plural attrape-nigaud or attrape-nigauds)

  1. sucker trap
    Synonyms: piège à cons

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French attrape-nigaud.

Noun[edit]

attrape-nigaud m (plural attrape-nigaud)

  1. (Jersey) booby trap