American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who trips.
- n. A light dance.
- n. Nautical, the act of loosening the anchor from the ground.
- Quick; nimble; stepping quickly and lightly.
- In heraldry, same as trippant.
- v. present participle of trip.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Quick; nimble; stepping lightly and quickly.
- adj. (Her.) Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if he were trotting; trippant; -- said of an animal, as a hart, buck, and the like, used as a bearing.
- n. Act of one who, or that which, trips.
- n. A light dance.
- n. (Naut.) The loosing of an anchor from the ground by means of its cable or buoy rope.
- adj. moving easily and quickly; nimble.
- adj. characterized by a buoyant rhythm
“What we referred to as a "tripping hazard" back in our religious all-girls high school and a "fire hazard" because after all, it would have taken us longer to get out of the building in those things is gracing the runway.”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period PHO 1: 57 Daniel Carcillo fighting major VAN 1: 57 Rob Davison fighting major VAN 12: 18 Mats Sundin tripping minor PHO 13: 46 David Hale kneeing minor 2nd period VAN 8: 29 Shane O'Brien interference minor 3rd period PHO 7: 50 Olli Jokinen hooking minor VAN 13: 22 Jannik Hansen high-sticking double-minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period PIT 8: 20 Matt Cooke unsportsmanlike-conduct minor CAR 8: 20 Chad LaRose tripping minor PIT 18: 02 Brooks Orpik holding minor 2nd period CAR 2: 02 Dennis Seidenberg cross-checking minor PIT 9: 53 Chris Kunitz tripping minor CAR 12: 09 Chad LaRose hooking minor 3rd period PIT 18: 12 Bill Guerin tripping minor”
“Barbara studied her briefly, her expression tripping past embarrassment and annoyance before settling on a keen curiosity.”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period CAR 3: 03 Wade Brookbank fighting major BOS 3: 03 Shawn Thornton fighting major CAR 10: 09 Casey Borer tripping minor 2nd period BOS 11: 18 David Krejci hooking minor CAR 13: 34 Eric Staal high-sticking minor 3rd period CAR 19: 42 Niclas Wallin tripping minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period WAS 9: 51 John Erskine interference minor ATL 13: 24 Slava Kozlov high-sticking minor ATL 17: 40 Eric Perrin tripping minor 2nd period ATL 4: 27 Tobias Enstrom tripping minor WAS 10: 43 Tom Poti hooking minor WAS 10: 56 Shaone Morrisonn delay-of-game minor 3rd period WAS 1: 57 Jeff Schultz delay-of-game minor ATL 15: 20 Chris Thorburn cross-checking minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period WAS 8: 45 John Erskine delay-of-game minor MON 14: 46 Sergei Kostitsyn kneeing minor MON 16: 14 Steve Begin tripping minor 2nd period WAS 13: 44 John Erskine delay-of-game minor 3rd period WAS 3: 04 Matt Pettinger tripping minor WAS 10: 44 Mike Green high-sticking minor WAS 15: 18 John Erskine tripping minor WAS 18: 57 Jeff Schultz hooking minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period WAS 1: 08 Mike Green hooking minor WAS 12: 37 Jeff Schultz interference minor 2nd period WAS 11: 09 Jeff Schultz hooking minor 3rd period WAS 1: 22 Alexander Ovechkin tripping minor WAS 7: 25 Tom Poti interference minor BUF 19: 41 Ales Kotalik holding minor”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period WAS 4: 22 Bryan Muir interference minor WAS 11: 29 Alexander Semin tripping minor WAS 12: 44 Shaone Morrisonn fighting major EDM 12: 44 Raffi Torres fighting major 2nd period EDM 3: 23 Marty Reasoner hooking minor EDM 12: 03 Daniel Tjarnqvist holding minor WAS 12: 22 Donald Brashear roughing minor WAS 15: 20”
“Penalties Back to top Period Team Time Player Type Level 1st period TB 11: 56 Shane O'Brien hooking minor NJ 15: 36 Michael Rupp tripping minor NJ 17: 24 Brad Lukowich tripping minor 2nd period NJ 6: 04 Paul Martin tripping minor TB 10: 00 Jason Ward tripping minor NJ 15: 21 Brad Lukowich tripping minor 3rd period TB 19: 12 Ruslan Fedotenko tripping minor”
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