1. (drugs) one who takes LSD or similar hallucinogens.
|Hippie Trip 268: A large mental hospital population of psychotic ‘bum-trippers.’.|
|Underground Dict. (1972).|
|Monkey Grip 215: I put my hand on his arm (tripper’s privilege).|
|Peepshow [ebook] The tripper staggered out of the Palace nightclub into the bright hideousness of dawn.|
2. in fig. use, one who leads a surreal life.
|(con. 1967) Welcome to Vietnam (1989) 96: Pilots [...] go from a fire fight and a hot L.Z. to cold beer in an air-conditioned bar in half an hour or so. Tell me you wouldn’t be a tripper if you did that shit for a while.|