Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Trojan horse

noun
     
Trojan horse [countable]
1 something that seems ordinary but that is used to hide someone's real intentions:
These investment arrangements could be Trojan horses for anti-competitive monopolies.
2TD a type of computer virus:
A bug in the browser lets servers download a Trojan horse.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary