tripper

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noun trip·per \ˈtri-pər\

Definition of tripper

  1. 1 chiefly British :  one that takes a trip :  tourist

  2. 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>

1813

First Known Use of tripper

1813



TRIPPER Defined for English Language Learners

tripper

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noun trip·per \ˈtri-pər\

Definition of tripper for English Language Learners

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



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