1 thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise" [syn: spare]
3 of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat" [syn: shipshape, well-kept]
4 (of persons) neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap" [syn: clean-cut, trig]
5 severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains" [syn: tailored]
1 a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim" [syn: trimness]
2 a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt" [syn: trimming, passementerie]
3 attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
1 remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber" [syn: pare]
2 decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"
3 cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits" [syn: reduce, cut down, cut back, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down]
4 balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"
5 be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
7 cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden" [syn: snip, clip, crop, lop, dress, prune, cut back]
8 cut closely; "trim my beard" [syn: shave]
9 adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used [also: trimming, trimmed, trimmest, trimmer]trimmed adj : made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair" [syn: cut] [ant: untrimmed]trimmed See trim
- past of trim
- that has been trimmed
- furnished with trimmings
otheruses Trim Trimmed is a 1922 Western film directed by Harry A. Pollard and featuring Hoot Gibson.
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