Student Thesaurus

One entry found for pitfall.
Entry Word: pitfall
Function: noun
Text: 1 a danger or difficulty that is hidden or not easily recognized <buying a house can be full of pitfalls for the unwary>
Synonyms booby trap, catch, snag
Related Words snare, trap, web; hazard, peril, risk; bombshell, surprise; bait, lure
2 something that may cause injury or harm <one of the pitfalls of ignorance is that people will also assume you're stupid> -- see DANGER 2