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Adjective: tripping  tri-ping
  1. Characterized by a buoyant rhythm
    "a tripping singing measure";
    - lilting, swinging, swingy
     
  2. Moving easily and quickly; nimble
    "walked with a light tripping step";
    - light, lightsome
Verb: trip (tripped,tripping)  trip
  1. Miss a step and fall or nearly fall
    "She tripped over the tree root";
    - stumble
     
  2. Cause to stumble
    "The questions on the test tripped him up";
    - trip up
     
  3. Make a trip for pleasure
    - travel, jaunt
     
  4. Put in motion or move to act
    "trip the circuits";
    - actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off
     
  5. Get high, stoned, or drugged
    "He trips every weekend";
    - trip out, turn on, get off

See also: light-footed, rhythmic, rhythmical

Type of: initiate, move, pioneer

Encyclopedia: Tripping

Trip, reactor