An example of trip is when you catch your foot on an extension cord as you walk across the room and stumble.
An example of trip is when you stick your foot out as someone walks by, getting in his way and causing him to stumble.
An example of trip is when you trip up and add two numbers wrong.
An example of trip is when you try to trip someone up or catch him in a mistake by repeatedly asking the same question in different ways.
Tripped up on the last question.
An example of a trip is when you go to the store and come back.
An example of a trip is when you go to Hawaii for vacation.
Ego trip; power trip; nostalgia trip; guilt trip.
Trip the light fantastic.
Be careful not to trip on the tree roots.
A pedestrian was able to trip the burglar as he was running away.
The alarm system tripped, throwing everyone into a panic.
- To dance.
- To engage in ballroom dancing.
Origin of trip
- Middle English act of tripping from trippen to trip from Old French tripper to stamp the foot of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition