Reverend Graham drew the meeting to a close by earnestly thanking the president for making the trip up the mountain.
We had been warned that the trip up the mountain—the highest skiable peak in North America—would be long and complicated.
I think the most unique experience at Highlands—maybe at all of Aspen—is a trip up to Highlands Bowl.
Apparently there were concerns Prince Harry might trip up and hurt himself next time.
Or it can be an up-close lesson in the kind of self-absorption and political ego that can trip up some in Washington.
Having some leisure I thought I would take a trip up the mining regions, and make a visit to my old friends there.
Probably some travellers had arrived from a trip up the country.
During the trip up the river the girls were kept too busy to enjoy the beauty of the night.
The men all laughed heartily, and tried to trip up the pursuer.
They did not warm to the idea of that trip up the Liverpool and the gaudy homecoming.
late 14c. (implied in tripper), "tread or step lightly, skip, caper," from Old French tripper "strike with the feet" (12c.), from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch trippen "to skip, trip, hop," Low German trippeln, Frisian tripje, Dutch trappen, Old English treppan "to tread, trample") related to trap.
The sense of "strike with the foot and cause to stumble" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "to release" (a catch, lever, etc.) is recorded from 1897; trip-wire is attested from 1916. Related: Tripped; tripping.
"act or action of tripping," 1650s, from trip (v.); sense of "a short journey or voyage" is from 1690s, originally a nautical term, the connection is uncertain. The meaning "psychedelic drug experience" is first recorded 1959 as a noun; the verb in this sense is from 1966, from the noun.