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1trip/ˈtrɪp/noun
pluraltrips
1trip
/ˈtrɪp/
noun
pluraltrips
Learner's definition of TRIP  
[count] 
: a journey to a place— often + to
— see also field triproad tripround trip
   b : a short journey to a store, business, office, etc., for a particular purpose— usually + to
[count]informal : the experience of strange mental effects (such as seeing things that are not real) that is produced by taking a very powerful drug (such as LSD)
[count] : an act of falling or nearly falling that is caused by accidentally hitting your foot on something as you are walking or running
[singular]US, informal + somewhat old-fashioned : an exciting or unusual experience or person
[count] : an experience or activity that is like a journey
— see also ego tripguilt trippower trip
2trip/ˈtrɪp/verb
tripstrippedtripping
2trip
/ˈtrɪp/
verb
tripstrippedtripping
Learner's definition of TRIP  
[no object] : to hit your foot against something while you are walking or running so that you fall or almost fall— often + on or over
   b [+ object] : to cause (someone who is walking or running) to fall or almost fall— often + up
always followed by an adverb or preposition[no object]literary : to dance or walk with light, quick steps
[+ object] : to cause (something, such as an alarm or a switch) to be turned on often in an accidental way
[no object]informal : to experience strange mental effects (such as seeing things that are not real) after taking a very powerful drug (such as LSD)— often + on

trip off the tongue

— see 1tongue

trip the light fantastic

informal + old-fashioned
: dance

trip up

[phrasal verb]
trip up (someone) or trip (someone) up 
: to cause (someone) to make a mistake
— see also 2trip 1b (above)
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