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trimetric | trimetrical | trimipramine | trimly | trimmed | trimmer | trimmer arch | trimmer joist | trimming | trimming capacitor | trimmingly

trimmer (root: trim)

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Noun
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trim=mer

CIDE DICTIONARY

trimmern. 
  •  One who trims, arranges, fits, or ornaments.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who does not adopt extreme opinions in politics, or the like; one who fluctuates between parties, so as to appear to favor each; a timeserver.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thus Halifax was a trimmer on principle."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An instrument with which trimming is done.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A beam, into which are framed the ends of headers in floor framing, as when a hole is to be left for stairs, or to avoid bringing joists near chimneys, and the like. See Illust. of Header.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An apparatus used for piling the coal in gradually increasing piles made by building up at the point of the cone or top of the prism.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trimmer, n.
1 a person who trims articles of dress.
2 a person who trims in politics etc.; a time-server.
3 an instrument for clipping etc.
4 Archit. a short piece of timber across an opening (e.g. for a hearth) to carry the ends of truncated joists.
5 a small capacitor etc. used to tune a radio set.
6 Austral. colloq. a striking or outstanding person or thing.

ROGET THESAURUS

trimmer

Tergiversation

N tergiversation, change of mind, change of intention, change of purpose, afterthought, tergiversation, recantation, palinode, palinody, renunciation, abjuration, abjurement, defection, going over, apostasy, retraction, retractation, withdrawal, disavowal, revocation, revokement, reversal, repentance, redintegratio amoris, coquetry, vacillation, backsliding, volte-face, turn coat, turn tippet, rat, apostate, renegade, convert, pervert, proselyte, deserter, backslider, blackleg, crawfish, scab, mugwump, recidivist, time server, time pleaser, timist, Vicar of Bray, trimmer, ambidexter, weathercock, Janus, changeful, irresolute, ductile, slippery as an eel, trimming, ambidextrous, timeserving, coquetting, revocatory, reactionary, a change came o'er the spirit of my dream.

Knave

N knave, rogue, Scapin, rascal, Lazarillo de Tormes, bad man, blackguard, barrater, barrator, shyster, traitor, betrayer, archtraitor, conspirator, Judas, Catiline, reptile, serpent, snake in the grass, wolf in sheep's clothing, sneak, Jerry Sneak, squealer, tell-tale, mischief-maker, trimmer, fence-sitter, renegade, truant, recreant, sycophant.

Selfishness

N selfishness, self-love, self-indulgence, self-worship, self-interest, egotism, egoism, amour propre, nepotism, worldliness, world wisdom, illiberality, meanness, time-pleaser, time-server, tuft- hunter, fortune-hunter, jobber, worldling, egotist, egoist, monopolist, nepotist, dog in the manger, charity that begins at home, canis in praesepi, foes to nobleness, temporizer, trimmer, selfish, self-seeking, self-indulgent, self-interested, self- centered, wrapped up in self, wrapt up in self, centered in self, egotistic, egotistical, egoistical, illiberal, mean, ungenerous, narrow-minded, mercenary, venal, covetous, unspiritual, earthly, earthly-minded, mundane, worldly, worldly- minded, worldly-wise, timeserving, interested, alieni appetens sui profusus, ungenerously, to gain some private ends, from interested motives, apres nous le deluge.


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