trippingly

adverb trip·ping·ly \ ˈtri-piŋ-lē \

Definition of trippingly

: in a nimble or lively manner
  • the new name … may not roll trippingly off the tongue
  • —P. B. Carroll

Examples of trippingly in a Sentence

  1. loves words that roll trippingly off the tongue

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First Known Use of trippingly

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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