1. trimming

noun. ['ˈtrɪmɪŋ'] the act of adding decoration.


  • inflate

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Rhymes with Trimming

  • swimming
  • slimming
  • skimming
  • brimming
  • schimming
  • dimming

Sentences with trimming

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
After a cold spell it is important to wait before you start trimming and pruning.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Portions of some wilted and discolored vegetables could be saved by careful trimming.

Quotes about trimming

1. Learning isn't acquiring knowledge so much as it is trimming information that has already been acquired.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. So, when on one side you hoist in Locke's head, you go over that way; but now, on the other side, hoist in Kant's and you come back again; but in very poor plight. Thus, some minds for ever keep trimming boat. Oh, ye foolish! throw all these thunder-heads overboard, and then you will float light and right.
- Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

2. trimming

noun. ['ˈtrɪmɪŋ'] a decoration or adornment on a garment.


  • passementerie
  • miniver
  • trim
  • braiding
  • braid
  • ricrac
  • adornment
  • gold braid


  • fancy
  • unweave
  • unbraid
  • expand

3. trimming

noun. ['ˈtrɪmɪŋ'] cutting down to the desired size or shape.


  • cutting
  • trim
  • clipping
  • cutting off
  • pruning


  • increase
  • lengthen
  • unbalance
  • fat