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Definition of a power trip

power trip

noun

  • an instance of someone abusing their position of power.
    Jerome has been on a power trip since he got promoted.

    Last edited on Feb 15 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'power':

Definitions include: acronym for "Power on, power off."
Definitions include: the remote control for a television.
Definitions include: to watch a DVD box set of a TV program almost non-stop.
Definitions include: a brief nap intended to increase performance.
Definitions include: using one's authority to get one's way.
Definitions include: a shower during which one consumes alcohol.
Definitions include: the person, people, organization, etc. that is in charge.
Definitions include: the entity or entities in charge.
Definitions include: in male homosexual sex, a very dominant top.

Other terms relating to 'trip':

Definitions include: a Hallucinatory experience while under the influence of LSD
Definitions include: acronym for "don't even trip", i.e. "Don't worry about it."
Definitions include: to not like something you like.
Definitions include: a display of one's superiority solely to feed one's ego.
Definitions include: a session of criticism intended to make someone feel guilty for their actions.
Definitions include: a trip taken in a motor vehicle.
Definitions include: to take LSD.
Definitions include: to trip very hard.
Definitions include: to react with extreme emotion; "freak out".
Definitions include: "triples" - i.e. three of the same thing.
Definitions include: to cause someone to make a mistake.

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