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trim·ming

 (trĭm′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of one that trims.
2. Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
3. trimmings Accessories; extras: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
4. trimmings Scraps or material removed when something is trimmed.
5. Informal A sound defeat, beating, or punishment.

trimming

(ˈtrɪmɪŋ)
n
1. an extra piece used to decorate or complete
2. (plural) usual or traditional accompaniments: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
3. (plural) parts that are cut off
4. (plural) dialect ornaments; decorations: Christmas trimmings.
5. informal a reproof, beating, or defeat

trim•ming

(ˈtrɪm ɪŋ)

n.
1. anything used or serving to decorate or complete: the trimming on a uniform.
2. Usu., trimmings. an accompaniment or garnish to a main dish: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
3. trimmings, pieces cut off in trimming, clipping, paring, or pruning.
4. the act of a person or thing that trims.
5. a beating or thrashing.
6. a defeat: Our team took quite a trimming.
[1510–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trimming - the act of adding decorationtrimming - the act of adding decoration; "the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree"
decoration - the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
2.trimming - a decoration or adornment on a garmenttrimming - a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
braiding, gold braid, braid - trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
miniver - trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur
rickrack, ricrac - a narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming
3.trimming - cutting down to the desired size or shapetrimming - cutting down to the desired size or shape
cutting off, cutting, cut - the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
pruning - the act of trimming a plant

trimming

noun
1. decoration, edging, border, piping, fringe, garnish, braid, frill, festoon, embellishment, adornment, ornamentation the lace trimming on her satin nightgown
plural noun
1. extras, accessories, garnish, ornaments, accompaniments, frills, trappings, paraphernalia, appurtenances a Thanksgiving dinner of turkey and all the trimmings
2. clippings, ends, cuttings, shavings, brash, parings Use any pastry trimmings to decorate the apples.

trimming

noun
2. Informal. The act of defeating or the condition of being defeated:
Informal: massacre, whipping.
Slang: dusting, licking.
3. Informal. A punishment dealt with blows or lashes:
Slang: licking.
Translations
زَرْكَشَة المَلابِسقُصاصَه ، حاشِيَه
lemováníodřezkyozdoba
=-besætningbesætningder er tilbagepynt
afklippaskraut, skreyting
lemovanie

trimming

[ˈtrɪmɪŋ] N
1. (= edging) → adorno m, guarnición f
2. trimmings
2.1. (= cuttings) → recortes mpl
2.2. (= extras, embellishments) turkey with all the trimmingspavo con su guarnición
without all the trimmingssin los adornos

trimming

[ˈtrɪmɪŋ]
n (= trim) (on clothing, curtains)ornements mpl trimmings
npl
(COOKERY) (= accompaniments) → accompagnement m, garniture f
a dinner of turkey and all the trimmings → un repas de dinde avec son accompagnement, un repas de dinde avec sa garniture
(fig) (= extras) with all the trimmings
They were married with all the trimmings → Ils se sont mariés en grande pompe.

trimming

n (on clothes) → Besatz m ? trimmings

trimming

[ˈtrɪmɪŋ] n (edging) → bordura trimmings npl (embellishments) → decorazioni fpl; (extras) → accessori mpl (Culin) → guarnizione f; (cuttings) → ritagli mpl
turkey with all the trimmings → tacchino con contorno e tutto il resto

trim

(trim) past tense, past participle trimmed verb
1. to cut the edges or ends of (something) in order to make it shorter and/or neat. He's trimming the hedge; She had her hair trimmed.
2. to decorate (a dress, hat etc, usually round the edges). She trimmed the sleeves with lace.
3. to arrange (the sails of a boat etc) suitably for the weather conditions.
noun
a haircut. She went to the hairdresser's for a trim.
adjective
neat and tidy. a trim appearance.
ˈtrimly adverb
ˈtrimness noun
ˈtrimming noun
1. something added as a decoration. lace trimming.
2. (usually in plural) a piece cut off; an end or edge.
in (good) trim
in good condition. Her figure's in good trim after all those exercises.
References in classic literature ?
Everything was good, well made, and little worn, but Amy's artistic eyes were much afflicted, especially this winter, when her school dress was a dull purple with yellow dots and no trimming.
Kate McHugh and during the day sat trimming hats by a window at the rear of the store.
I bought the flowers from an old German woman who always had more window plants than anyone else, and spent an afternoon trimming a little workbasket.
Trimming beef off the bones by the hundred-weight, while standing up from early morning till late at night, with heavy boots on and the floor always damp and full of puddles, liable to be thrown out of work indefinitely because of a slackening in the trade, liable again to be kept overtime in rush seasons, and be worked till she trembled in every nerve and lost her grip on her slimy knife, and gave herself a poisoned wound--that was the new life that unfolded itself before Marija.
in the work of getting breakfast; for a breakfast in the luxurious valleys of Indiana is a thing complicated and multiform, and, like picking up the rose-leaves and trimming the bushes in Paradise, asking other hands than those of the original mother.
She showed her how to make a pretty trimming of narrow white linen tape, by folding it in pointed shapes and sewing it down very flat with neat little stitches.
He then went to a large gum-tree, and with his axe cut three large switches, and, after trimming them up neatly with his pocket- knife, he ordered me to take off my clothes.
I have some notion of putting such a trimming as this to my white and silver poplin.
Seen now, in broad daylight, she looked tall, fair, and shapely; brown eyes with a benignant light in their irids, and a fine pencilling of long lashes round, relieved the whiteness of her large front; on each of her temples her hair, of a very dark brown, was clustered in round curls, according to the fashion of those times, when neither smooth bands nor long ringlets were in vogue; her dress, also in the mode of the day, was of purple cloth, relieved by a sort of Spanish trimming of black velvet; a gold watch (watches were not so common then as now) shone at her girdle.
Wragge alone, attired in a voluminous brown holland wrapper, with a limp cape and a trimming of dingy pink ribbon.
Lastly, came my Lord himself, turning the suit of clothes, now inside out, now outside in, but on the whole decidedly trimming and shaping them into grave-clothes for the prisoner.
He fastened the door, and walked across the hall, and up the stairs; slowly too: trimming his candle as he went.