Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trip_up

1 sense of trip-up

Sense 1
trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep -- (an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep")
       => blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo -- (an embarrassing mistake)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trip_up

3 senses of trip up

Sense 1
trip up, catch -- (detect a blunder or misstep; "The reporter tripped up the senator")
       => learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see -- (get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted")

Sense 2
trip, trip up -- (cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up")

Sense 3
stumble, slip up, trip up -- (make an error; "She slipped up and revealed the name")
       => err, mistake, slip -- (to make a mistake or be incorrect)

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