adverb see trim II

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  • Trimly — Trim ly, adv. In a trim manner; nicely. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trimly — trim ► VERB (trimmed, trimming) 1) make (something) neat by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts. 2) cut off (irregular or unwanted parts). 3) reduce the size, amount, or number of. 4) decorate (something), especially along its edges. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • trimly — adverb in a trim manner he was trimly attired • Derived from adjective: ↑trim …   Useful english dictionary

  • trimly — See trim. * * * …   Universalium

  • trimly — adverb In a trim manner …   Wiktionary

  • trimly — adv. neatly, in good order, compactly, excellently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trimly — trim·ly …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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

  • Boottree — Boot tree , n. [Boot + tree wood, timber.] An instrument to stretch and widen the leg of a boot, consisting of two pieces, together shaped like a leg, between which, when put into the boot, a wedge is driven. [1913 Webster] The pretty boots… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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