firetrap : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a building that would be hard to escape from if it were to catch fire
- The ship was a firetrap.
- After decades of neglect, the Bolshoi had deteriorated into a firetrap, and by the time the renovation started, more than 70% of the theater's foundation had been eroded by an .
- Then he acquired the Sequoia, switched to the Potomac in 1936 after the Navy condemned the Sequoia as a firetrap.
- Steve Chabot in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Unless one concludes that suddenly the Delta Queen has become a dangerous firetrap, which was not the case for the last 40 years, obviously, then, something else is at work here and I think its pretty clear what that is,says Mr. Chabot.