power trip


Definition of power trip

  1. :  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

  1. :  ability to act or produce an effect

    :  ability to get extra-base hits

    :  capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. :  to supply with power and especially motive power

    :  to give impetus to

    :  to move about by means of motive power

  1. :  operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

    :  of, relating to, or utilizing strength

    :  powerful

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

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

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

  1. :  voyage, journey

    :  a single round or tour on a business errand

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

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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