un·​trimmed | \ ˌən-ˈtrimd How to pronounce untrimmed (audio) \

Definition of untrimmed

: not made trim or neat by cutting or clipping : not trimmed an untrimmed beard

Examples of untrimmed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When left untrimmed, the dew claws continue to grow and eventually pierce back into a pet’s leg! baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 20 June 2021 The untrimmed hairs on his neck, under his beard, are white. Jessica Lustig, New York Times, 24 Mar. 2020 Power lines owned by PG&E were blamed for several large wildfires in recent years, with strong winds and untrimmed vegetation hastening the damage. BostonGlobe.com, 10 Oct. 2019 In his 50s, Charles Darwin cultivated an untrimmed one, with lavish side whiskers, supposedly because his wife Emma wanted him to. Elizabeth Lowry, WSJ, 4 May 2018 By chance, or nature's changing course, untrimmed; But thy eternal summer shall not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st, Nor shall death brag thou wand'rest in his shade, When in eternal lines to Time thou grow'st. Leena Kim, Town & Country, 21 June 2014 All the adult dogs were dirty, flea-infested, and had long, untrimmed claws. Thomas Macmillan, WSJ, 19 Oct. 2017 Over the last 20 years, the area had become overgrown with weeds, vines and poison ivy, and untrimmed trees threatened nearby electrical lines. Brittany Nader, cleveland.com, 11 Oct. 2017 His discolored toenails were untrimmed and curved toward the floor. Jessica Pishko, Esquire, 8 Sep. 2016 See More

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First Known Use of untrimmed

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of untrimmed was circa 1529

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“Untrimmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untrimmed. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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