trip·​py | \ ˈtri-pē How to pronounce trippy (audio) \

Definition of trippy

: of, relating to, or suggestive of a trip on psychedelic drugs or the culture associated with such drugs trippy music a trippy experience

Examples of trippy in a Sentence

The movie was full of trippy images.
Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a trippy backward launch, a first for a Disney coaster. Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel, 5 May 2022 Like the song’s multi-layered production and tempos, Meyers’ camerawork is eclectic, jumping from hyper-color to black and white, with excursions into outer space and psychedelic focus shifts that give the clip a see-sawing, trippy vibe. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 4 May 2022 If Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the MCU's take on a political conspiracy thriller, then Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is its take on, well, trippy campy horror-adjacent thriller adventures. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 3 May 2022 Antoni Gaudí, the architect whose trippy, iconic designs are Barcelona’s international calling card. Christian L. Wright, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2022 Nadia begins at the address where her grandmother lived before catching up with Kristofz (Balázs Czukor) who doesn’t have any answers but does invite the pair to a trippy all-night rager. Emma Fraser, ELLE, 29 Apr. 2022 Still, this trippy mirrored backdrop for the Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness photo call took me by surprise—in a good way. Alexis Gaskin, Glamour, 26 Apr. 2022 Trying to escape a legacy of guilt and pain, which are banded with drugs and alcohol into one trippy mille-feuille, Nadia only loads herself up with more of both. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 23 Apr. 2022 In a genuinely trippy scene, Amleth is prepared for eventually inheriting the throne in a ritual performed by Heimir the Fool (Willem Dafoe). Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 11 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of trippy

1968, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2022

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“Trippy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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