Definition of Tripper

1. Noun. (slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations.

Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Generic synonyms: Drug User, Substance Abuser, User



2. Noun. A walker or runner who trips and almost falls.
Exact synonyms: Stumbler
Generic synonyms: Footer, Pedestrian, Walker
Derivative terms: Stumble, Trip

3. Noun. A tourist who is visiting sights of interest.
Exact synonyms: Excursionist, Rubberneck, Sightseer
Generic synonyms: Holidaymaker, Tourer, Tourist
Derivative terms: Excursion, Excursion, Sightsee, Trip

4. Noun. A catch mechanism that acts as a switch. "The pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
Exact synonyms: Trip
Generic synonyms: Catch, Stop
Derivative terms: Trip, Trip

Definition of Tripper

1. n. One who trips or supplants; also, one who walks or trips nimbly; a dancer.

Definition of Tripper

1. Noun. Agent noun of trip; one who trips. ¹

2. Noun. A person experiencing a hallucinogenic ''trip'' ¹

3. Noun. (British) A tourist ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tripper

1. one that trips [n -S] - See also: trips

Medical Definition of Tripper

1. 1. One who trips or supplants; also, one who walks or trips nimbly; a dancer. 2. An excursionist. (27 Oct 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tripper

tripody
tripoidal
tripoint
tripolar
tripole
tripoles
tripoli
tripolis
tripolyphosphate
tripolyphosphates
tripos
triposes
trippant
tripped
tripped up
tripper (current term)
trippers
trippery
trippet
trippets
trippier
trippiest
trippiness
tripping
tripping up
trippingly
trippings
trippkeite
tripple
trippled

Literary usage of Tripper

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1. Belt Conveyors and Belt Elevators by Frederic Valerius Hetzel (1922)
"Belts Running Crooked through tripper.—When a belt, instead of running straight through a tripper, runs off to one side so much as to scrape its edges, ..."

2. The Metallurgy of the Common Metals, Gold, Silver, Iron, Copper, Lead and Zinc by Leonard Strong Austin (1909)
"CONVEYING BELT WITH tripper. The capacity is large and the conveyors are simple and ... This is accomplished by using the movable tripper shown in Fig 193 ..."

3. Lang's German-English Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied by Hugo Lang, Milton Kayton Meyers (1913)
"... or eyes Paris and soot tripper, m. clap, gonorrhoea tripper-ansteckung, ... arthritis tripper-gicht, /. gouty condition due to tripper-gift, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"tripper up (thieves), a thief. Troc (London), the Trocadero Music Hall. He murmured o'er a glass of hock, " It's barely nine o'clock— Shall it be the Royal, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"In its travel, the stream of ore from the tripper crosses a spout 12 in. wide, which catches a ... The first spout tripper was not positive in operation, ..."

6. Our Railways: Their Origin, Development, Incident and Romance by John Pendleton (1896)
"... the Steam Whistle— Metal Railway Tickets—The Old and the New Ticket-Collector— The High Peak Line—Dawn of the Excursion Era—The tripper and What he Can ..."

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