Pronunciation of Trim
/tɹˈɪm/, /tɹˈɪm/, /t_ɹ_ˈɪ_m/
Synonyms for trim:
fretwork, lissome, doily, woodcarving, elfin, kilter, diddle, marquetry, scroll, stencil, spick-and-span, bilk, detailing, decor, brass, fettle, willowy, boss, petite, clean-shaven, well, healthy, decal, curlicue, Garnishment, daisy chain, neat, fob, svelte, Garniture, dainty, wind chimes, streamer, sylphlike, green, glitter, sinewy, carve.
ornamentation, chisel, defraud, graceful, lash, flog, vanquish, level, cozen, facing, fastidious, mobile, pattern, stud, sleek, victimize, wiry, embellishment, whip, well-groomed, neaten, conquer, overcome.
Other synonyms and related words:
lop, do up, order, natty, spruce, neaten, neat, clean, shape, smart, fettle, trig, lick, clean-cut, kilter, condition, shipshape, trim ship, groom, raiment, thrash, whip, tight, snug, garb, dress, tidy, smug, apparel, sleek, form.
neat, orderly (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
condition, health (noun)
good condition (noun)
snip, prune, trig, kempt, trim down, dress, well-kept, reduce, clipping, plain, garnish, tidy, passementerie, cut down, pare, shave, clip, cut, trim back, spare, groomed, manicure, bring down, lop, tailored, lean, trimness, trimming, cut back, shipshape, thin, clean-cut, crop.
beat, defeat (verb)
cut shorter (verb)
deplete, concentrate, weed, drain, taper, crop, lighten, shrink, decrease, shorten, compact, reduce, minimize, downgrade, dwindle, deflate, prune, curtail, shave, contract, lessen, pare, diminish, clip, shear, truncate, erode, nip, cull, compress, abridge, bob, abbreviate, condense, decrement.
Usage examples for trim:
- Why come you hither, sir, in trim like this? - "The Love-Chase", James Sheridan Knowles.
- We can trim them with this lace, Florence, and they will look so cool and nice. - "A Sweet Little Maid", Amy E. Blanchard.
- Charles could see Phyllida in the moon- enchanted clouds, sometimes with the trim waist of a dice- box. - "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.