attractive nuisance

Definition of "attractive nuisance"
  1. An object on a property that draws in children and simultaneously poses a risk to their safety, requiring owners to ensure such hazards are not present
How to use "attractive nuisance" in a sentence
  1. An unfenced swimming pool can be an attractive nuisance, enticing children to possibly dangerous situations.
  2. The rusty farm equipment in the field was an attractive nuisance endangering kids' safety.
  3. Without realizing it, the landowner allowed the old refrigerator to become an attractive nuisance.

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