untrimmed

adjective
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 The untrimmed hairs on his neck, under his beard, are white. Jessica Lustig, New York Times, "What I Learned When My Husband Got Sick With Coronavirus," 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, "Power lines owned by PG&E were blamed for several large wildfires in recent years, with strong winds and untrimmed vegetation hastening the damage.," 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, "‘Victorians Undone’ Review: Bodies in Question," 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, "T&C Family Album," 21 June 2014 All the adult dogs were dirty, flea-infested, and had long, untrimmed claws. Thomas Macmillan, WSJ, "Three Long Island Men Charged in Dog-Fighting Operation Using Pit Bulls," 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, "Keep Akron Beautiful completes Lowe's Community Partner Grant revitalization project," 11 Oct. 2017 His discolored toenails were untrimmed and curved toward the floor. Jessica Pishko, Esquire, "The FBI Accused Him of Terrorism. He Couldn't Tie His Shoes.," 8 Sep. 2016 Although regular fresh green bean work just fine in this recipe, the more slender French beans called haricots verts are a nice touch, especially left untrimmed. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Summer menus a snap with these green beans," 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of untrimmed

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

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“Untrimmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untrimmed. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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