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trig

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noun \ˈtrig\

Examples of trig in a sentence

  1. to the office she wears trig two-piece suits that are fashionable but still businesslike

Origin and Etymology of trig

by shortening


First Known Use: circa 1878


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trig

adjective

Definition of trig

  1. 1 :  stylishly or jauntily trim everything was trim and trig and bright — Mark Twain

  2. 2 :  extremely precise :  prim

  3. 3 dialectal, chiefly British :  firm, vigorous

Origin and Etymology of trig

Middle English, trusty, nimble, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tryggr faithful; akin to Old English trēowe faithful — more at 1true


First Known Use: 1513

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