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[ dey-trip ]

verb (used without object)

, day-tripped, day-trip·ping,
  1. to travel as a day-tripper.

day trip


  1. a journey made to and from a place within one day

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Derived Forms

  • ˈday-ˌtripper, noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of day-trip1

Back formation from day-tripper

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Example Sentences

They arrived in Manchester in the early evening, delighted with their all-day trip.

Kyoto may be reached by a short ride from Kobe, but from Tokio it is an all-day trip of twelve hours by express train.

He determined on his return to make an all-day trip so that he might enjoy the scenery through which he now rode in the darkness.

Anna's mother had promised to take the girls on an all-day trip to northern Zealand.

On one occasion they left camp on an all-day trip, taking two of the bearers with them.


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