Definition of Overtrim

1. to trim too much [v -TRIMMED, -TRIMMING, -TRIMS]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtrim

overtraining
overtrains
overtread
overtreading
overtreads
overtreat
overtreated
overtreating
overtreatment
overtreatments
overtreats
overtrick
overtricks
overtried
overtries
overtrim (current term)
overtrimmed
overtrimming
overtrims
overtrip
overtripped
overtripping
overtrips
overtrod
overtrodden
overtroubled
overtrousers
overtrump
overtrumped
overtrumping

Literary usage of Overtrim

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Secrets of Distinctive Dress: Harmonious, Becoming, and Beautiful Dress by Mary Brooks Picken (1918)
"A good rule to follow in overcoming all such irregularities as a full bust, extremely high or low hips, a large waist, and so on, is this: Do not overtrim ..."

2. Housekeeping Made Easy by Christine Terhune Herrick (1888)
"... that prevailed a few years ago, and it is no longer essential for mothers to wear themselves out in the struggle to overtrim their children's clothes. ..."

3. Primitive Christianity: Or, the Religion of the Ancient Christians in the by William Cave (1840)
"... fiery sparkling and glittering eyes of the serpent: of thine enemy hast thou learned to be overtrim and neat, and with him like to receive thy portion. ..."

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