trip·per | \ˈtri-pər \

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

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

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Jesús Aguilar tied it up in the fourth with a leadoff homer off Romero, his third round-tripper in the last two games. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 5, Twins 4: Yelich's homer propels another road win," 19 May 2018 The Spartans' lone round-tripper of the weekend's series gave them a 7-5 lead, which ended up being a 7-6 victory in the series finale. Samford Athletics,, "Samford baseball to play for season sweep at No. 19 Auburn Tuesday," 23 Apr. 2018 Her speed turns most adventures on the bases into round-trippers. Andrew Turner,, "Daily Pilot Softball Dream Team: Unexpected year from Kelli Kufta kept Huntington Beach strong," 8 July 2018 Of his eight round-trippers, half have been walk-offs. Staff,, "Nine Innings: The Indians' Surprisingly Bad Bullpen, the State of the NL West and Culberson's Magic," 4 June 2018 That’s what happens when 40 million people travel on a holiday, the number of road-trippers expected this Fourth, AAA predicts. Catharine Hamm,, "If your Fourth of July plans take you out of L.A., don't leave Tuesday afternoon. But do check your tires.," 29 June 2018 Barcelona With its Catalonian architecture and famed galleries, Barcelona is an absolute must visit for any culture tripper. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Best International Vacations for the Extended Fourth of July Weekend," 25 June 2018 These days the islands are mostly unpopulated, a haven for speedboat day-trippers from the mainland. Mark Orwoll, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Way to Island Hop in Thailand," 14 June 2018 The two-run round-tripper was his first walk-off homer in pinstripes. Charlotte Carroll,, "Watch: Giancarlo Stanton Hits First Yankees Walk-Off Homer," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of tripper

1813, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of tripper

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

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