power trip

noun

Definition of power trip

:an activity or way of behaving that makes a person feel powerful :something that a person does for the pleasure of using power to control other people
  • She's been on a power trip since she was promoted to manager.

Word by Word Definitions

power play
  1. : ability to act or produce an effect

  2. : ability to get extra-base hits

  3. : capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. : to supply with power and especially motive power

  2. : to give impetus to

  3. : to move about by means of motive power

  1. : operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

  2. : of, relating to, or utilizing strength

  3. : of, relating to, or being a meal at which influential people discuss business or politics

trip play
  1. : to catch the foot against something so as to stumble

  2. : to make a mistake or false step (as in morality or accuracy)

  3. : to dance, skip, or caper with light quick steps

  1. : voyage, journey

  2. : a single round or tour on a business errand

  3. : an intense visionary experience undergone by a person who has taken a psychedelic drug (such as LSD)


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