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(noun, adj.sat, verb, adj., adverb)


There are 22 meanings of the word Trim.

How to pronounce trim:


Trim - as a noun

A state of arrangement or appearance

Example: "In good trim"

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A decoration or adornment typically on the edge of a garment

Example: "The trimming on a hat"

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Attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation

Cutting down to the desired size or shape

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cut5cutting10cutting off
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Trim - as an adjective satellite

Thin and fit

Example: "The spare figure of a marathon runner"

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Characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder

Example: "Even the barn was shipshape"

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Neat and smart in appearance

Example: "A clean-cut and well-bred young man"

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Severely simple in line or design

Example: "A neat tailored suit"

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Trim - as a verb

Remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size

Example: "Pare one's fingernails"

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Decorate, as with ornaments

Example: "Trim the christmas tree"

Cut down on; make a reduction in

Example: "Reduce your daily fat intake"

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bring downcut5cut backcut downreduce9trim backtrim down
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Balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces

Example: "Trim an airplane"

Be in equilibrium during a flight

Example: "The airplane trimmed"

Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

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Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

Example: "Dress the plants in the garden"

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clip8crop8cut backdress6lop5prune7snip6
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thin out
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Cut closely

Example: "Trim my beard"

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Adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used

Trim - as an adjective

Physically fit.

Example: "He goes jogging every day to keep in trim."

Slender, lean.

Example: "A trim figure"

Neat or smart in appearance.

Example: "A trim lawn"

Trim - as an adverb

In good order; properly managed or maintained.

With sails well trimmed.

Example Sentences

"She got a new trim at the hair salon."
"The trim on his jacket had started to fray."
"The car came with a chrome trim."
"The curtains had a pretty lace trim."
"He added a decorative trim to the edges of the table."
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Word Game Points

Is TRIM a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, trim is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

TRIM has a SCRABBLE points total of 6.

Is TRIM a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, trim is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
TRIM has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is TRIM a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, trim is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
TRIM has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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