Since Anonymous actually does pull off legitimate hacks on occasion, journalists are tripping over themselves to break them.
It was as if she was “tripping out,” jumping abruptly from one subject to another.
Aubry is tripping but for Martinez to beat him up like that is just ugly for all sides.
The best laid plans: Instead it was Mitt himself who came up lame, hobbled and lacerated by his own tripping tongue.
We could find Waldo anywhere while tripping—like beneath a fingernail or inside our eyelid.
He had often seen her tripping up those stairs, and had, almost as often, followed her with his quicker feet.
It was his friend himself, tripping merrily with the fairies.
She started, then stumbled backward, tripping in her long train.
“I should like to stay here a week,” said I, tripping over a steel hawser.
Waving her fan, and tripping over the pavement like a wag-tail, she came directly towards the disputants.
late 14c. (implied in tripper), "tread or step lightly, skip, caper," from Old French tripper "strike with the feet" (12c.), from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch trippen "to skip, trip, hop," Low German trippeln, Frisian tripje, Dutch trappen, Old English treppan "to tread, trample") related to trap.
The sense of "strike with the foot and cause to stumble" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "to release" (a catch, lever, etc.) is recorded from 1897; trip-wire is attested from 1916. Related: Tripped; tripping.
"act or action of tripping," 1650s, from trip (v.); sense of "a short journey or voyage" is from 1690s, originally a nautical term, the connection is uncertain. The meaning "psychedelic drug experience" is first recorded 1959 as a noun; the verb in this sense is from 1966, from the noun.
An arrest; a prison sentence; fall
[1920s+ Underworld; fr trip, ''stumble, fall'']