trimmer englannista suomeksi
One who trims, arranges, fits, or ornaments.
1944, (w), ''(w)'', “Life Loves Living,”http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100121.txt
- It put me to endless expense of having roof-men, gutter-men and tree-trimmers. At last I gave the grim order, “Cut her down.”
A device used to trim.
''My new electric shaver has a beard trimmer attachment.''
1848, (w), ''History of England'', I.2:
- Thus Halifax was a Trimmer on principle.
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2011, Thomas Penn, ''Winter King'', Penguin 2012, p. 9:
- Lady Margaret Beaufort's third husband, Lord Stanley, an accomplished political trimmer, gave fair words but little commitment: the vast, well-armed Stanley retinues shadowed Henry's route southeast to the battlefield and waited, detached, to see how the chips fell.
1853, (w), ''My Novel, or Varieties in English Life''
- Mr. Hazeldean wrote him such a trimmer that it could not but produce an unconciliatory reply.