trimmings


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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.

trimmings

fixings
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trimmings - the accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity)trimmings - the accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity); "an elaborate formal dinner with all the fixings"; "he bought a Christmas tree and trimmings to decorate it"
accessory, add-on, appurtenance, supplement - a supplementary component that improves capability
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
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trimmings

pl
(on clothes) → Verzierungen pl
(= accessories)Zubehör nt; roast beef with all the trimmingsRoastbeef mit allem Drum und Dran (inf)or mit allen Beilagen; the car costs £20,000 with all the trimmingssdas Auto kostet £ 20.000 mit allen Extras or mit allem Zubehör
(= cuttings)Abfälle pl; (of paper also)(Papier)schnitzel pl, → Schnipsel (inf) pl
References in classic literature ?
The stove was very large, with bright nickel trimmings, and behind it there was a long wooden bench against the wall, and a tin washtub, into which grandmother poured hot and cold water.
De-vyled" ham was made out of the waste ends of smoked beef that were too small to be sliced by the machines; and also tripe, dyed with chemicals so that it would not show white; and trimmings of hams and corned beef; and potatoes, skins and all; and finally the hard cartilaginous gullets of beef, after the tongues had been cut out.
The prevarication and white lies which a mind that keeps itself ambitiously pure is as uneasy under as a great artist under the false touches that no eye detects but his own, are worn as lightly as mere trimmings when once the actions have become a lie.
The walls were all hung with black, but, instead of the white trimmings that usually set off that funereal upholstery, there was an enormous stave of music with the notes of the DIES IRAE, many times repeated.
The hangings were of damask, the carpets from Alencon, and the bed, especially, had more the look of a fine lady's couch, with its trimmings of fine lace and its embroidered counterpane, than that of a man who had made a vow that he would endeavor to gain Heaven by fasting and mortification.
Surely you must abound with trimmings, and yet you are working another already?
This latter interest, it is true, did not descend to the minutiae of trimmings and work, or even of fineness, but the "three figure" had a surprising effect.
My eyes have been trained to examine faces and not their trimmings.
I believe if two women were cast together upon a desert island, they would spend each day arguing the respective merits of sea-shells and birds' eggs considered as trimmings, and would have a new fashion in fig-leaves every month.
The actress, who was standing near the mantelpiece and looking down into the fire, wore a gray cashmere dress without fashionable loopings or trimmings, moulded to her tall figure and flowing in long lines about her feet.
Like them, too, they seem to run to a deal of seed in their tags and trimmings.
Yes, I know exactly what you will say: Friday, went to the Lower Rooms; wore my sprigged muslin robe with blue trimmings -- plain black shoes -- appeared to much advantage; but was strangely harassed by a queer, half-witted man, who would make me dance with him, and distressed me by his nonsense.