Definition of Trip


  • an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"
    "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"
    "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
    - trip up
  • a light or nimble tread
    "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"
  • a catch mechanism that acts as a switch
    "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
  • an exciting or stimulating experience
    - head trip
  • an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
    "he blamed his slip on the ice"
    "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
  • a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    "an acid trip"
  • a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    "he took a trip to the shopping center"


  • get high, stoned, or drugged
    "He trips every weekend"
    - trip out - turn on - get off
  • put in motion or move to act
    "trigger a reaction"
    "actuate the circuits"
    - set off - spark off - trigger off - touch off
  • make a trip for pleasure
  • cause to stumble
    "The questions on the test tripped him up"
    - trip up
  • miss a step and fall or nearly fall
    "She stumbled over the tree root"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Trip

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Unscramble trip

10 unscramble word found using the letters trip.

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