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trip

1. verb, slang To have an intense hallucinatory experience as a result of a psychoactive drug. A: "What's wrong with Bill?" B: "He's tripping pretty hard on mushrooms." I took too much acid the first time I tried it. I was still tripping nearly 18 hours later!
2. noun, slang A drug-induced hallucinatory experience. I need to wait until this trip wears off before I go anywhere. I had a really bad trip once. I thought I was being chased by man-eating monkeys through a forest made of chocolate!
3. noun, slang An especially exciting, stimulating, or intense experience. Man, living in Japan for six months was a trip! Everything is so different over there! A: "Well, what did you think of skydiving?" B: "Wow, what a trip. I don't think I've ever had so much adrenaline rushing through my body before!"
4. noun, slang An experience typified by a particular aspect or motivation. Used in combinations. Sarah has been on a real power trip ever since she was promoted. You can tell these meetings are mostly just ego trips for the boss.
5. noun, slang A particularly trying, exasperating, or unpleasant person or thing. The new manager is a trip, huh? I hope he chills out soon. Putting my new computer together on my own was a real trip. It took me nearly eight hours before I got it up and running!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

trip

1. n. a prison sentence; a trip up the river. (Underworld.) Yeah, me and Lefty both was on a little trip for a few years.
2. n. a high from a drug. (Drugs.) Me and Sid went on a little trip.
3. in. to experience a high from a drug, especially LSD. Don’t bother Bart. He’s tripping.
4. n. a bad drug experience. (Drugs.) Boy, did I ever have a trip with that stuff!
5. n. an annoying person or thing. She is such a trip.
6. in. to leave. Time to trip. See ya.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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