side trip ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a brief excursion off the main route of an itinerary, as to visit a particular person or place.
Origin of side trip An Americanism dating back to 1820–30 Related formsside tripper, noun Examples from the Web for side trip Historical Examples of side trip
To the excursion to Wells add a side-trip to Glastonbury, the home of the Arthurian legends.
Caroline French Benton
Suppose that we wanted not only Venice but Naples—this last, considerably more of a side-trip.
The inclusion of the side-trip added but 8.9 lire to our original pasteboard, or less than two dollars.
But now it had become an after-thought, a side-trip, a little excursion to be made while waiting for midnight!