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down trip

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bad trip

noun phrase

  1. A frightening or depressing drug experience, esp a nightmarish time with LSD (1960s+ Narcotics)
  2. Any unpleasant occasion or experience; bummer, downer: The party was a real bad trip (1960s+ Counterculture)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • On the down trip Bobby found his mother waiting by the gate, a heavy shawl thrown over her head and shoulders.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde Stewart Edward White
  • The car was pretty well filled on the down trip, so George had little time for chatting.

    The Rosie World Parker Fillmore
  • Again, 169 the passengers do not get a chance to eat as much, and very often they were not served as well, on the down trip.

    Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick
  • All these elements, with possibly others, entered into the cutting of the rates by about one-third on the down trip.

    Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick
  • The problem was to get back to the Ohio with the cargo of merchandise bought with the produce carried as cargo on the down trip.

    Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick
  • I knew the Ethie well, every inch of her, for I had made the up trip and the down trip aboard her only a few weeks before.

  • Though the messengers had broken the trail on the up journey, they preferred to fall in behind the Doctor on the down trip.

  • His good fortune in coming up the stream gave him confidence of making the down trip in safety.

    Up the Forked River

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • Like ez not, he went over the line beside the driver on the box on the down trip, and took stock of everything.

  • They took a day to the down trip, and jogged back in a day and a half, stopping in Sacramento only the extra half day.

    Gold Stewart White

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