Synonyms of tripping


1. stumble, trip, move

usage: miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root"

2. trip, trip up

usage: cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up"

3. travel, trip, jaunt

usage: make a trip for pleasure

4. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off, initiate, pioneer

usage: put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

5. trip, trip out, turn on, get off

usage: get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend"


1. lilting, swinging, swingy, tripping, rhythmical (vs. unrhythmical), rhythmic

usage: characterized by a buoyant rhythm; "an easy lilting stride"; "the flute broke into a light lilting air"; "a swinging pace"; "a graceful swingy walk"; "a tripping singing measure"

2. light, lightsome, tripping, light-footed (vs. heavy-footed)

usage: moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"

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Definition and meaning of tripping (Dictionary)