tripper

noun trip·per \ ˈtri-pər \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of tripper

1 chiefly British : one that takes a trip : tourist
2 : a tripping device (as for operating a railroad signal)

Examples of tripper in a Sentence

  1. day trippers who come to spend a few hours on the island

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First Known Use of tripper

1813

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TRIPPER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of tripper for English Language Learners

  • : a person who takes a short trip to visit an interesting place



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