Trimming

Definition of Trimming

Trim´ming
a.1.a. from Trim, v.
The Whigs are, essentially, an inefficient, trimming, halfway sort of a party.
- Jeffrey.
Trimming joist
(Arch.) a joist into which timber trimmers are framed; a header. See Header.
- Knight.
n.1.The act of one who trims.
2.That which serves to trim, make right or fitting, adjust, ornament, or the like; especially, the necessary or the ornamental appendages, as of a garment; hence, sometimes, the concomitants of a dish; a relish; - usually in the plural<- as, We had a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. ->.
3.The act of reprimanding or chastisting; as, to give a boy a trimming.

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