trip verb

1 knock your foot on sth and fall

ADV. almost, nearly | over, up One of the boys tripped over and crashed into a tree. Be careful or you'll trip up.

PREP. on She tripped on the loose stones. | over I nearly tripped over the cat.

PHRASES trip and fall Don't leave toys on stairs where someone could trip and fall.

2 walk lightly

ADV. lightly | out

PREP. along tripping along the path | down She came tripping lightly down the stairs. | up

PHRASES come tripping