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trim

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of trim

  1. being clean and in good order kept his journal entries trim, never crossing out words or scribbling, but printing exactly and nicely Synonyms of trim antiseptic, bandbox, crisp, groomed, kempt, orderly, picked up, prim, shipshape, smug, snug, tidied, tidy, trig, neat, uncluttered, well-groomedWords Related to trim dapper, natty, saucy, smart, spiffy, spruce; immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless; rakish, sleek, streamlined, taut; organized, straight, systematicNear Antonyms of trim scruffy, seedy, shabby, slipshod, sloppy; dirty, filthy, foul, nasty, sordid, squalid; dowdy, frowsy (or frowzy), rumpled, tousled, tumbled; disorganized, unsystematicAntonyms of trim disheveled (or dishevelled), disordered, disorderly, messy, mussed, mussy, sloven, slovenly, unkempt, untidy


trim

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trim

  1. 1 a state of being or fitness the doctor declared her to be in good trim for the race Synonyms of trim estate, fettle, form, health, keeping, kilter, nick [British], order, repair, shape, conditionWords Related to trim practice (also practise); pass, phase, stage; footing, picture, posture, scene, status, situation; rank, standingNear Antonyms of trim disorder, disrepair

  2. 2 something that decorates or beautifies added a little trim to her cocktail dress to make it a little fancier Synonyms of trim adornment, beautifier, caparison, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, decorationWords Related to trim apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappingsNear Antonyms of trim blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain


trim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trim

  1. 1 to achieve a victory over a speed skater who consistently trimmed all his competition Synonyms of trim best, conquer, defeat, dispatch, do down [British], get, get around, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), skunk, stop, subdue, surmount, take, beat, triumph (over), upend, win (against), worstWords Related to trim sweep; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; annihilate, blow away, blow out, bomb, break, bury, clobber, cream, crush, drub, finish, flatten, overwhelm, rout, shellac, skin, slaughter, smoke [slang], snow under, thrash, trounce, upset, wallop, wax [slang], whip; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, subjugate, unseat, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcendNear Antonyms of trim fall, give up, go down, go under; collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, wash outAntonyms of trim lose (to)

  2. 2 to defeat by a large margin they trimmed our team by 40 points Synonyms of trim annihilate, blow away, bomb, bury, clobber, cream, drub, dust, flatten, paste, rout, shellac, skin, skunk, smoke [slang], smother, snow under, thrash, whip, tromp, trounce, wallop, wax [slang], whomp, whop (or whap), whupWords Related to trim sweep, upset; beat, best, conquer, dispatch, hurdle, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), subdue, surmount, take, throw, triumph (over), win (against), worst; crush, knock off, knock over, overpower, overthrow, overwhelm, subjugate, upend, vanquish; ace (out), better, eclipse, exceed, outdistance, outdo, outfight, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, top, transcend; edge (out), nose out, pip [British]; cap, excel, flourish, score, succeed; break, destroy, do in, finish, sink, slaughter

  3. 3 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument trimmed her bangs Synonyms of trim bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, clipWords Related to trim skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shortenNear Antonyms of trim elongate, extend, lengthen

  4. 4 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming trim a tree for Christmas Synonyms of trim adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, caparison, deck, do, doll up, do up, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), decorateWords Related to trim accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms of trim simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms of trim blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil

  5. 5 to make neat trimmed the shrubbery in order to enhance the house's curb appeal Synonyms of trim pick up, redd (up or out) [chiefly dialect], spruce (up), straighten (up or out), tidy (up), neatenWords Related to trim arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, systematizeNear Antonyms of trim disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upset



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