A specific thing that causes a mentally ill individual's brain to go into a state of hypervigilance. The thing that triggers them makes them feel unsafe and or threatened. Contrary to popular belief, this does not just occur in people with PTSD, though it is much more common in people with PTSD and a type of anxiety disorder.
"He made a couple of rape jokes and I think it triggered me..."
"Yelling is definitely a trigger of mine."
by funky scissors April 12, 2015
Is anything that causes a direct reaction to do something "bad."
Vodka being poured over is ice is a trigger. Etc.
by Nicole Dolling April 03, 2010
In the criminal lexicon "trigger" used to describe a hot-tempered person, fast for killing (without thoughts about consequences). Hi-ranked criminal leaders often call thier enforsers with a word "trigger". In this case "tigger" is the synonym for "soldier" or "killer".
"Man he's gonna kill you. His a damn trigger!!!"
"Sforcsa has sent his triggers to deal with the rivals"
by GhostShade January 22, 2008
A vehicle. Also: automobile, car, ride, whip, hooptie. Comes from the name of the Lone Ranger's horse, which was his method of transportation.
Yo dawg, the po-po towed my trigger after I got locked up for a DWI!
by 5-oh! August 03, 2010
a. Lennoxville`s burger. Go to Mcdonalds, order a Junior chicken burger and a double cheese Burger. Stick the Junior inside the double. You have a trigger!

b. Delicious quadruple burger for 3 bucks.

c. Good post-party snack.
a. Fuck, Im so wasted man, lets go to mcdonalds.
b. Yeah lets order shitloads of fries, rootbeer and TRIGGERS!
by lennoxvegas November 27, 2008
Used when smoking pot. Called after shotgun, this gives the caller 3rd on the Marijuana being smoked.
Better remember to call trigger or you'll be last on the spliff
by Brigid... July 23, 2006
Someone who chucks the rock (basketball) every time he touches the mofo. Can also be used as a verb. Ex. Why don't you trig some more bad shots. Put the safety on!
Smith you are a trigger, I havent touched the ball all night, and you are 0 for 37.
by Ziggy1147 October 05, 2005

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