Trimming meaning

trĭm'ĭng
The act of one that trims.
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Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
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Accessories; extras.

Roast turkey with all the trimmings.

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Scraps or material removed when something is trimmed.
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A sound defeat, beating, or punishment.
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The action of a person who trims.
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Something used to trim.
  • Decoration; ornament.
  • The side dishes of a meal.
    Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings.
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Parts trimmed off.
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The act of someone who trims.

I gave a good trimming to my elderly neighbour's hedges.

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Material that is removed by someone trimming something, as a piece of steak.

He gave the trimmings to the dog under the kitchen table.

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An accompaniment to a meal.

Christmas dinner with all the trimmings.

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(colloquial, dated) A reprimand or chastisting.

To give a boy a trimming.

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Present participle of trim.

I am helping my elderly neighbour by trimming his hedge.

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