Meaning of trimmer


Pronunciation: (trim'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that trims.
  2. a tool or machine for trimming, clipping, paring, or pruning.
  3. a machine for trimming lumber.
    1. a joist or rafter supporting one of the ends of a header at the edge of a wellhole.
    2. a wall tile or floor tile for finishing an edge or angle.
  4. an apparatus for stowing, arranging, or shifting cargo, coal, or the like.
  5. a person who has no firm position, opinion, or policy, esp. in politics.
  6. a person who is committed to no particular political party, adapting to one side or another as expediency may dictate.


Pronunciation: (trim'ur), [key]
— adj.
  1. comparative of trim.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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