Meaning of “trim” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /trɪm/ present participle trimming, past tense and past participle trimmed
CUT also trim off

to cut a small amount from something to make it tidy or to remove parts that you do not need:

I've had my hair trimmed.
Trim the fat off the meat.

to reduce something:

to trim costs
be trimmed with sth

to be decorated with something around the edges:

a silk dress trimmed with lace

(Definition of “trim verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)