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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang One who is undergoing a hallucinatory experience induced by a psychedelic drug.
  • n. A tripping or triggering device on a mechanism.
  • n. Chiefly British One who is taking a short pleasure trip.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Agent noun of trip; one who trips.
  • n. A person experiencing a hallucinogenic trip
  • n. A tourist

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who trips or supplants; also, one who walks or trips nimbly; a dancer.
  • n. An excursionist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A machine used to trip or unload a belt-conveyer.
  • n. One who trips or moves nimbly; also, one who stumbles, or who causes another to do so.
  • n. An excursionist; a tourist.
  • n. A street-railroad conductor or driver who is paid according to the number of trips which he makes, or who is employed to make special trips, as in the place of others who are laid off for any cause.
  • n. In mach., a part which causes another part to be suddenly released, or to trip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (slang) someone who has taken a psychedelic drug and is undergoing hallucinations
  • n. a catch mechanism that acts as a switch
  • n. a walker or runner who trips and almost falls
  • n. a tourist who is visiting sights of interest

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  • German for a bout of 'gonorrhea'.

    January 9, 2008