Synonyms of trim in English:

trim

verb

  • 1 his hair had been washed and trimmed
    cut, crop, bob, shorten, clip, snip, shear, barber;
    neaten, shape, tidy up
  • 2 trim off the lower leaves using a sharp knife
    cut off, remove, take off, chop off, lop off;
    prune
  • 3 production costs need to be trimmed
    reduce, decrease, cut down, cut back on, scale down, prune, slim down, pare down, dock
  • 4 the story was severely trimmed for the movie version
  • 5 a pair of black leather gloves trimmed with fake fur
    decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish;
  • noun

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  • 1 white curtains with a tasteful blue trim
  • 2 an unruly mop in need of a trim
    haircut, cut, barbering, clip, snip;
    pruning, tidying up
  • adjective

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  • 1 a trim little villa
    neat, tidy, neat and tidy, orderly, in (good) order, uncluttered, well kept, well maintained, shipshape, spruce, in apple-pie order, immaculate, spick and span
    [Antonyms] untidy, messy
  • 2 she does Pilates to stay trim
    slim, in shape, slender, lean, sleek, willowy, lissome, svelte;
    streamlined
    [Antonyms] fat
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