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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


tripping +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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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