trimmed

Definition of trimmed

adjective:

  • made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair". Synonyms: cut. Antonyms: untrimmed.

verb:

  • remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails", "trim the photograph", "trim lumber". Synonyms: pare, trim.
  • decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree", "trim a shop window". Synonyms: trim.
  • cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake", "The employer wants to cut back health benefits". Synonyms: bring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down.
  • balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane". Synonyms: trim.
  • be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed". Synonyms: trim.
  • decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods. Synonyms: dress, garnish, trim.
  • cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden". Synonyms: clip, crop, cut back, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim.
  • cut closely; "trim my beard". Synonyms: shave, trim.
  • adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used. Synonyms: trim.

Related words

deflate, detract, disbud, downsize, dress, fleece, inflate, pinch, poll, pollard, quench, retrench, shave, shear, shorten, slash, spill, subtract, thin, top.

Words nearby trimmed

rimmed, trimmer.

Rhymes with trimmed

dimmed, limbed, rimmed, skimmed.

End with trimmed

overtrimmed, untrimmed, retrimmed, pretrimmed.

More information about trimmed

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trimmed is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 12 points
  • trimmed is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 12 points
  • trimmed is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 14 points
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