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

 

spider’s web

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈspaɪdəz web//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspaɪdərz web//
 
(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