An archetypal character in anime
, although real life people can perform the role as well.
characters, usually male, who has the appearance (and sometimes, character traits) of an attractive member of the other sex.Transgendered
individuals are definitionally not a trap. Calling them such can be taken to be offensive, due to it being a form of erasure.
Often, but not always, a crossdresser
Can be after sexual attention, and/or be homosexual
. In any case, neither are defining traits, although often debated by fans and anti-fans.
A popular meme is an ongoing debate on whether liking traps (or disliking them) is gay.
Normie: Hey, that cartoon character is hot. 10/10 would bang.
Nerd: Um, Actually
, it's an anime character. Also, he's a trap.
Nerd 2: The D makes it better though amirite?
Nerd 1: Traps are like, completely gay dude
Nerd 2: Only 2.19% gay
Nerd 3: Actually, if you define straight as being attracted to girliness, and gay is the opposite, not being attracted to a trap means you're not attracted to the girliness so that means not liking traps is gay.