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British English: /trɪm/
American English: /trɪm/

Translation of trim in German:

transitive verb -mm-

  • 3
    (adjust balance of) (Boot, Schiff, Flugzeug)
  • 4
    richtig stellen
    trim one's sails before the wind
    sich nach der Decke strecken



  • 1
    (state of adjustment)
    find something in [perfect] trim
    etwas in [bester] Ordnung vorfinden
    everything was in good or proper trim
    alles war in bester Ordnung
    be in fine physical trim
    in guter körperlicher Verfassung sein
    get/be in trim (suitably dressed)
    sich angemessen anziehen/angemessen angezogen sein
    sich trimmen/in Form od. fit sein
  • 2 (proper balance) (of ship)
    Trimm, der
    (of aircraft)
    [stabile] Fluglage
    be in/out of trim (Schiff)
    in/nicht in Trimm sein
    in stabiler/unstabiler Fluglage sein
  • 3
    Nachschneiden, das
    my hair needs a trim
    ich muss mir die Haare nachschneiden lassen
    give a hedge a trim
    eine Hecke nachschneiden
    just a trim, please
    (said to hairdresser)
    nur nachschneiden, bitte
  • 5 (of car)
    Innenausstattung, die
    (on door panel)

Phrasal verbs

trim away

trim down

transitive verb
her figure needed trimming down
sie musste etwas für ihre Figur tun

trim off

transitive verb

Definition of trim in:

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