Definition of Trimmings

1. Noun. The accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity). "He bought a Christmas tree and trimmings to decorate it"

Exact synonyms: Fixings
Generic synonyms: Accessory, Add-on, Appurtenance, Supplement
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Trimmings

1. Noun. Accompaniments to a meal. ¹

2. Noun. (British) Domestic decorations for a room, especially Christmas decorations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trimmings

1. trimming [n] - See also: trimming

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trimmings

trimillennial
trimillennials
trimipramine
trimix
trimly
trimmable
trimmed
trimmer
trimmer arch
trimmer joist
trimmers
trimmest
trimming
trimming capacitor
trimmingly
trimmings (current term)
trimness
trimnesses
trimodal
trimolecular
trimonthlies
trimonthly
trimorph
trimorphic
trimorphism
trimorphisms
trimorphous
trimorphs
trimotor
trimotored

Literary usage of Trimmings

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

1. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1896)
"trimmings, ETC. Grouped in this section are a large number of minor trades connected ... trimmings. — Fashion and foreign competition have made considerable ..."

2. The Silk Goods of America: A Brief Account of the Recent Improvements and by William Cornelius Wyckoff, Silk Association of America (1880)
"HERE are several minor divisions of the trade in fringes, trimmings and passementerie. Of these the most prominent are— Ladies' dress and cloak trimmings, ..."

3. The Employments of Women: A Cyclopaedia of Woman's Work by Virginia Penny (1863)
"Dress trimmings. In London, many women and children are employed in making dress ... All large cities contain more or*less manufacturers of dress trimmings, ..."

4. The Silk Industry in America: A History: Prepared for the Centennial Exposition by Linus Pierpont Brockett (1876)
"Cloak trimmings and Buttons. Factory and salesroom, 491 Broadway. ... Ladies' Dress and Cloak trimmings. Factory and salesroom, 8 Howard Street. ..."

5. Pay-As-You-Throw: Lessons Learned about Unit Pricing of Municipal Solid Waste by Janice L. Canterbury (1996)
"Second, a yard trimmings system costs almost nothing for the community, ... And a yard trimmings system can reduce the total amount of residential waste by ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"That the clause imposing a duty on hat trimmings being subsequent in the Act to the clause imposing a duty on articles of which silk is the component ..."

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