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tripping

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

tripping

  1. Present participle of trip.

AdjectiveEdit

tripping (comparative more tripping, superlative most tripping)

  1. quick; nimble; stepping lightly and quickly
  2. (heraldry, not comparable) Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if trotting; trippant.
    a buck tripping

NounEdit

tripping (plural trippings)

  1. The act of one who trips.
    • 1821, The Recreative Review, or Eccentricities of Literature and Life
      At present we only produce some of those slips and trippings of the tongue and pen to which we are all liable in our unguarded moments []