how to pronounce tripping


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the above transcription of tripping is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tripping is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of tripping in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pretty fun day like road tripping you …”

meanings of tripping


  1. Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if trotting; trippant.
  2. Undergoing a hallucinogenic trip.
  3. Saying crazy things.
  4. Quick; nimble; stepping lightly and quickly.


  1. Present participle of trip.


  1. The act of one who trips.

tripping frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tripping occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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