noun see trim II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Trimness — Trim ness, n. The quality or state of being trim; orderliness; compactness; snugness; neatness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trimness — noun The property of being trim. The lawns trimness impressed the home and garden award committee …   Wiktionary

  • trimness — 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

  • trimness — See trimly. * * * …   Universalium

  • trimness — trim·ness || trɪmnɪs n. quality of being trim, order, neatness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trimness — trim·ness …   English syllables

  • trimness — noun a state of arrangement or appearance in good trim • Syn: ↑trim • Derivationally related forms: ↑trim • Hypernyms: ↑neatness, ↑spruceness …   Useful english dictionary

  • neat — neat, tidy, trim, trig, snug, shipshape, spick and span mean manifesting care and orderliness. Neat through all its variations in sense keeps as its basic implication clearness, such as the clearness from dirt or soil that is manifest chiefly in… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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

  • Shirt — Charvet shirt from the 1930s, Norsk Folkemeuseum, Oslo. A shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body. Originally an undergarment worn exclusively by men, it has become, in American English, a catch all term for almost any garment other than… …   Wikipedia

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