Definitions

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  • n. The property of being trim.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being trim; orderliness; compactness; snugness; neatness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The state or quality of being trim; compactness; neatness; snugness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state of arrangement or appearance

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Examples

  • a background of grey rocky hills cool with woods and ravines, and over all the vicinity, that air of exquisite trimness which is artificially produced in England, but is natural here.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • a buff frame-house, with a deep verandah festooned with passion flowers, two or three guest houses also bright with trailers, scattered about under the trees near it, a pretty garden, a background of grey rocky hills cool with woods and ravines, and over all the vicinity, that air of exquisite trimness which is artificially produced in England, but is natural here.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Mr. Ends 'snow-white beard, still maintaining its immaculate trimness, pointed ceilingward at an angle of forty-five degrees.

    Chapter 33

  • He was efficient at the law; he was efficient at college; he was efficient as a sailor; he was efficient in the matter of pride, when that pride was no more than the pride of a forecastle hand, at twelve dollars a month, in his seaman's task well done, in the smart sailing of his captain, in the clearness and trimness of his ship.

    A CLASSIC OF THE SEA

  • Lifting her slowly, his hands tight around her waist, his fingers splaying across her lower back and pressing into the resilient flesh beneath layers of silk and muslin, he measured the trimness of her waist and the gentle flare of her hips with pleasure while she eyed him grimly.

    Shameless

  • If it decides trimness is of the essence, feature models with breasts proportional to their hips.

    Russ Wellen: Sports Illustrated's Conflicted Double Exposure: A-Rod's Artificial Supplements, Swimsuit Models' Artificial Implants

  • Danny stands a hair under five feet, weighs 100 pounds and has the bony trimness of an endurance athlete.

    Young Runners

  • Do we want to live in a country where women's brains are judged by their arm flesh and the trimness of their ankles?

    Erica Jong: Misogyny, Momism and Militarism

  • Not that my body goes well with the concept of trimness, but I can dream, right?

    And they can't, they won't, and they don't stop ... fauxlero! - A Dress A Day

  • And he drew nigh to help her off her horse, but she suffered him not, and lighted down of herself; but if she suffered not his hand, his eyes she must needs suffer, as he gazed greedily on the trimness of her feet and legs in her sliding from her horse.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

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