trappiness

trappy

[trap-ee]
adjective, trappier, trappiest.
1.
difficult or tricky: trappy terrain.
2.
catching one unawares: trappy pitfalls.
3.
(of horses) moving with the legs lifted high in a short and rapid manner.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism; trap1 + -y1

trappiness, noun
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