Translation of "trim" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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trimverb [ T ]

uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/ -mm-

trim verb [ T ] (CUT)

to make something tidier or more level by cutting a small amount off it

to trim the hedge 修剪樹籬
My hair needs trimming. 我的頭髮需要剪一剪。
Trim off the leafy ends of the vegetable before cooking. 烹飪之前,去掉菜多葉的一端。

trim verb [ T ] (REDUCE)

to reduce the amount or size of something

They're trying to trim their costs, so staff who leave are not being replaced. 他們正試圖降低成本,所以沒有安排填補離職員工的空缺。


uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/ trimmer, trimmest

trim adjective (THIN)

approving thin in an attractive and healthy way

You're looking very trim - have you lost weight? 你看起來很苗條——你減肥了嗎?

trim adjective (TIDY)

tidy and well ordered

trim lawns and neat flower beds 平整的草坪和整潔的花壇


uk /trɪm/ us /trɪm/

trim noun (CUT)

[ S ] an act of making something, especially someone's hair, tidier or more level by cutting a small amount off it

I asked the hairdresser for a trim. 我請理髮師給我修剪一下頭髮。
Just give the ends a trim, please. 請把梢修一修就行。

trim noun (MATERIAL)

[ C or U ] →  trimming


trim noun (PREPARED)

in trim informal

physically prepared and ready, or in good condition

Are you in trim for the run on Sunday? 星期天的賽跑你準備好了嗎?

(Translation of “trim” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)