Meaning of trimming

trim•ming

Pronunciation: (trim'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. anything used or serving to decorate or complete: the trimmings of a Christmas tree.
  2. Usually,an accompaniment or garnish to a main dish: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
  3. pieces cut off in trimming, clipping, paring, or pruning.
  4. the act of a person or thing that trims.
  5. a beating or thrashing.
  6. a defeat: Our team took quite a trimming.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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