trip up

Definition of trip up

  1. :  to cause (someone) to make a mistake He tried to trip up the cashier as she counted his change.

Word by Word Definitions

  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)

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

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a trip made at another's expense

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