- The definition of trig is in good condition, neat or precise.
An example of something trig is a recently polished car.
- Trig is short for trigonometry, or is defined as a wedge to prevent rolling.
- An example of trig is a high school mathematics class.
- An example of a trig is a rock.
- Trig is defined as to make something clean or neat, or to prevent something from rolling.
- An example of trig is to polish a table.
- An example of trig is to put a stone under a wheel to keep it from rolling forward.
trig definition by Webster's New World
- trim; neat; spruce
- in good condition; strong; sound
- prim; precise
Origin: Middle English trigg ; from Old Norse tryggr, trusty, firm: for Indo-European base see true
- to prevent (a wheel, cask, etc.) from rolling by placing a wedge, stone, etc. under it
- to prop or support
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Scandinavian as in Danish trykke, to press
trig definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Smart and trim, as in appearance; neat.
- Being in good condition.
Origin: Middle English, true, from Old Norse tryggr, loyal, true; see deru- in Indo-European roots.
- trigˈly adverb
- trigˈness noun
transitive verb trigged trigged, trig·ging, trigs
- To stop (a wheel) from rolling, as with a wedge.
- To prop up; support.
Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tryggr, firm; see trig1.