trimming

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

trimming (plural trimmings)

  1. The act of someone who trims.
    I gave a good trimming to my elderly neighbour's hedges.
  2. Material that is removed by someone trimming something, as a piece of steak.
    He gave the trimmings to the dog under the kitchen table.
  3. An accompaniment to a meal.
    Christmas dinner with all the trimmings
  4. (colloquial, dated) A reprimand or chastisting.
    to give a boy a trimming

Verb[edit]

trimming

  1. Present participle of trim.
    I am helping my elderly neighbour by trimming his hedge.