trim (

     adj 1: thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a
            body kept trim by exercise" [syn: spare]
     2: (used of hair) neat and tidy; "a nicely kempt beard" [syn: kempt,
     3: of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from
        disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little
        sailboat" [syn: shipshape, well-kept]
     4: (of persons) neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and
        well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty
        cap" [syn: clean-cut, trig]
     5: severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit";
        "tailored curtains" [syn: tailored]
     n 1: a state of arrangement or appearance: "in good trim" [syn: trimness]
     2: a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a
        hat"; "the trim on a shirt" [syn: trimming, passementerie]
     3: attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its
        own orientation
     4: cutting down to the desired size or shape [syn: trimming,
     v 1: remove the edges from: "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the
          photograph" [syn: pare]
     2: decorate with ornaments, as of christmas trees
     3: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat
        intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
        [syn: reduce, cut down, cut back, trim down, {trim
        back}, cut, bring down]
     4: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
        [syn: garnish, dress]
     5: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of "dress the
        plants in the garden" [syn: snip, clip, crop, lop,
         dress, prune, cut back]
     6: cut closely; "trim my beard" [syn: shave]
     7: trim carefully; of fingernails [syn: manicure]