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1trim/ˈtrɪm/verb
trimstrimmedtrimming
1trim
/ˈtrɪm/
verb
trimstrimmedtrimming
Learner's definition of TRIM  
[+ object]
: to cut (something) off something else : to remove (something) by cutting — often + away, from, or off
   b  : to make (something) neat by cutting it
: to make the size, amount, or extent of (something) smaller
: to decorate (something) especially around the edges with ribbons, ornaments, etc.
: to adjust (a boat's sails) in order to move faster

trim down

[phrasal verb]
: to become thinner : to lose weight

— trimmer

/ˈtrɪmɚ/noun,pluraltrimmers[count]
2trim/ˈtrɪm/adjective
trimmertrimmest
2trim
/ˈtrɪm/
adjective
trimmertrimmest
Learner's definition of TRIM  
: slim and healthy

— trimly

adverb
3trim/ˈtrɪm/noun
pluraltrims
3trim
/ˈtrɪm/
noun
pluraltrims
Learner's definition of TRIM  
[count]  : an act of trimming something (such as hair) — usually singular
: material (such as ribbons, lace, etc.) that is used for decorating something especially around its edges
[noncount]
[count]
— usually singular

in trim

: in good condition
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