Trimmest
Trim Trim, a. [Compar. {Trimmer}; superl. {Trimmest}.] [See {Trim}, v. t.] Fitly adjusted; being in good order., or made ready for service or use; firm; compact; snug; neat; fair; as, the ship is trim, or trim built; everything about the man is trim; a person is trim when his body is well shaped and firm; his dress is trim when it fits closely to his body, and appears tight and snug; a man or a soldier is trim when he stands erect. [1913 Webster]

With comely carriage of her countenance trim. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

So deemed I till I viewed their trim array Of boats last night. --Trench. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trimmest — trɪm n. order, condition; material used for ornamentation; decoration (in a store window, etc.); condition of a sea vessel (Nautical); minor haircut; something which has been trimmed or cut off; position of an airplane (Aerodynamics) v. organize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trimmest — superlative of trim …   Useful english dictionary

  • trim — [trim] vt. trimmed, trimming [via ME dial. < OE trymman, to make firm, set in order, array < trum, strong, firm: for IE base see TREE] 1. Obs. to prepare; fit out; dress 2. to put in proper order; make neat or tidy, esp. by clipping,… …   English World dictionary

  • Trim — Trim, a. [Compar. {Trimmer}; superl. {Trimmest}.] [See {Trim}, v. t.] Fitly adjusted; being in good order., or made ready for service or use; firm; compact; snug; neat; fair; as, the ship is trim, or trim built; everything about the man is trim;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trimmer — Trim Trim, a. [Compar. {Trimmer}; superl. {Trimmest}.] [See {Trim}, v. t.] Fitly adjusted; being in good order., or made ready for service or use; firm; compact; snug; neat; fair; as, the ship is trim, or trim built; everything about the man is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trim — I. verb (trimmed; trimming) Etymology: probably from Middle English *trimmen to prepare, put in order, from Old English trymian, trymman to strengthen, arrange, from trum strong, firm; probably akin to Old English trēo tree, wood more at tree… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trim — trimly, adv. trimness, n. /trim/, v., trimmed, trimming, n., adj., trimmer, trimmest, adv. v.t. 1. to put into a neat or orderly condition by clipping, paring, pruning, etc.: to trim a hedge. 2. to remove (something superfluous or dispensable) by …   Universalium

  • Corset controversy — The corset controversy is an ensemble of letters and articles concerning the corset that appeared in newspapers and periodicals in the 19th century. Contents 1 Introduction …   Wikipedia

  • Jeremiah 2 — 1 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 2 Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus saith the LORD; I remember thee, the kindness of thy youth, the love of thine espousals, when thou wentest after me in the wilderness, in a… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • trim — [[t]trɪ̱m[/t]] trimmer, trimmest, trims, trimming, trimmed 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is trim is neat, tidy, and attractive. The neighbours gardens were trim and neat. ...the trim houses. 2) ADJ GRADED (approval) If you describe someone s… …   English dictionary

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