Trap John on the way back Crossword Clue

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Best Answer:
GOB

Understanding Today's Crossword Puzzle

When analyzing the clue "Trap John on the way back," we encounter a crafty wordplay technique often employed in crossword puzzles. In this context, "Trap" suggests the action of capturing or ensnaring someone or something. The term "John" can be interpreted as a slang word for toilet, commonly used in British English. Now, the phrase "on the way back" is a subtle indicator to reverse or go back in the given context.

Putting these elements together, we get "Trap John on the way back" indicating that we are required to reverse the term "John" to get "Nhoj." Combining this with "Trap" gives us the answer "GOB," where cleverly reversing "BOG" (which sounds like "GOB") while also hinting at the action of trapping or containing.



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Definition of "GOB"

a lump of a viscous or slimy substance

Example :
  • a gob of phlegm
  • they pumped gobs of money into the candidates' election coffers
  • Jean told him to shut his big gob

  •  The Crossword clue "Trap John on the way back" published 1 time/s & has 1 answer/s. 
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    Independent.co.uk - Cryptic12 June 2024GOB


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