Definition of spider’s web noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


spider’s web

; NAmE
(especially British English)(also spiderweb
BrE BrE//ˈspaɪdəweb//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspaɪdərweb//
especially in North American English
(also web)
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a fine net of threads made by a spider to catch insects (figurative) to be caught in a spider’s web of confusion see also cobweb