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tripper

[trip-er] /ˈtrɪp ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that trips.
2.
Machinery.
  1. a tripping mechanism; a trip.
  2. an apparatus causing a signal or other operating device to be tripped or actuated.
3.
British Informal. a person who goes on a pleasure trip or excursion; excursionist.
4.
Slang. a person who is under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug, especially LSD.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see trip1, -er1
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Examples from the web for tripper
  • But by summer he had shown himself to be an ego-tripper, trifling with other people's fears.
  • On the other hand, an inveterate road-tripper may find a more loaded model to his liking.
  • The tripper is a device that discharges material from a belt conveyor.
  • Prior to the tripper plate, the flame was laminar and steady.
  • No schedule is available in paper format as are the fixed route and tripper service schedules.
  • Before the tripper plate, the flame is laminar and steady.
  • The top side, aft, should have a ring either side of center that should be seized together for the tripper to go into.
British Dictionary definitions for tripper

tripper

/ˈtrɪpə/
noun
1.
a person who goes on a trip
2.
(mainly Brit) a tourist; excursionist
3.
another word for trip (sense 7)
4.
  1. any device that generates a signal causing a trip to operate
  2. the signal so generated
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Slang definitions & phrases for tripper

tripper

noun
  1. An excursionist; a tourist: the tripper class (1813+)
  2. A person who takes psychedelic narcotics (1960s+ Narcotics)
Related Terms

round-tripper


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