Definitions

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  • adv. In a tripping manner, or while tripping

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a tripping manner; with a light, nimble, quick step; with agility; nimbly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a tripping manner; with a light, nimble, quick step or movement; with agility; nimbly.

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

  • adv. moving with quick light steps

Etymologies

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tripping +‎ -ly

Examples

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  • Fairies:

    Tripping hither, tripping thither,

    Nobody knows why or whither;

    We must dance and we must sing

    Round about our fairy ring!

    From Iolanthe or The Peer and the Peri

    by Gilbert and Sullivan

    May 18, 2008