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tripper

[ trip-er ]
/ ˈtrɪp ər /
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noun
a person or thing that trips.
Machinery.
  1. a tripping mechanism; a trip.
  2. an apparatus causing a signal or other operating device to be tripped or actuated.
British Informal. a person who goes on a pleasure trip or excursion; excursionist.
Slang. a person who is under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug, especially LSD.
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Origin of tripper

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at trip1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for tripper

tripper
/ (ˈtrɪpə) /

noun
a person who goes on a trip
mainly British a tourist; excursionist
another word for trip (def. 7)
  1. any device that generates a signal causing a trip to operate
  2. the signal so generated
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