tripping
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtɹɪpɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of trip#English|trip
Adjective

tripping

  1. Quick; nimble; stepping lightly and quickly.
  2. (heraldry, not comparable) Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if trotting; trippant.
    a buck tripping
  3. (slang) Undergoing a hallucinogenic trip.
Noun

tripping (plural trippings)

  1. The act of one who trips.
    • 1821, The Recreative Review, or Eccentricities of Literature and Life
      At present we only produce some of those slips and trippings of the tongue and pen to which we are all liable in our unguarded moments […]



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