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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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British Dictionary definitions for trippers

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 trippers

Tribeca

noun

An area in Manhattan being developed as an artists' and residential neighborhood: They've traipsed all over Lower Manhattan, from Greenwich Village to Tribeca

[1980s+ New York City; fr triangle below Canal Street]


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