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Tripper  n.  
One who trips or supplants; also, one who walks or trips nimbly; a dancer.
An excursionist.

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"Tripper" Quotes from Famous Books

... of and the pipes were lighted. It was then that Rance became chatty and anecdotal in his tendencies, and Jeffson told marvellous stories of Yankee-land, and Douglas, who devoted himself chiefly to his pipe, became an attentive listener and an awkward tripper up of the heels of those who appeared to be "drawing the long-bow," and Meyer looked, if possible, more solid and amiable than at other times, and Frank enjoyed himself in a general way, and made himself generally agreeable, while Joe Graddy became profoundly sententious. Even Bradling's ...
— Digging for Gold - Adventures in California • R.M. Ballantyne

... To the bulk of the visitors this yellow patch is Ramsgate, just as a small, cocoanut-bearing area of Hampstead woodland is the Heath, most of whose glorious acres have never felt the tread of a donkey or a cheap tripper. Not that there are many other attractions in Ramsgate, which is administered by councillors more sleepy than sage. Having literally defaced their town by a railway-station, built a harbour which will not hold water, constructed ...
— Without Prejudice • Israel Zangwill

... rapid, but though it was much shorter than the former, the current ran too strong to attempt the ascent with the aid of only paddles or poles. The northern tripper has the choice between five methods of circumventing "white waters," and his selection depends upon the strength of the current: first, paddling; second, poling; third, wading; fourth, tracking; and fifth, portaging. ...
— The Drama of the Forests - Romance and Adventure • Arthur Heming

Words linked to "Tripper" :   catch, slang, substance abuser, user, footer, argot, walker, vernacular, holidaymaker, tourist, drug user, jargon, pedestrian, stumbler, patois, rubberneck

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