Textual thesaurus for "trim"

(adj) spare

thin and fit

the spare figure of a marathon runner; a body kept trim by exercise

(adj) tailored

severely simple in line or design

a neat tailored suit; tailored curtains

(adj) trig, clean-cut

neat and smart in appearance

a clean-cut and well-bred young man; the trig corporal in his jaunty cap; a trim beard

(adj) shipshape, well-kept

of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder

even the barn was shipshape; a trim little sailboat

(noun) clipping, trimming

cutting down to the desired size or shape

(noun) trimming, passementerie

a decoration or adornment on a garment

the trimming on a hat; the trim on a shirt

(noun) trimness

a state of arrangement or appearance

in good trim

(verb) cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim back, trim down, reduce

cut down on; make a reduction in

reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

(verb) shave

cut closely

trim my beard

(verb) pare

remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size

pare one's fingernails; trim the photograph; trim lumber

(verb) snip, prune, cut back, dress, crop, lop, clip

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

dress the plants in the garden

(verb) dress, garnish

decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods