He is a relatively young man with a trim, tight beard and receding hairline.
trim the fennel bulbs, cut lengthwise in half, and cut out most of the core.
Fold over the edges and crimp, then trim any remaining excess.
trim off the rough ends and dip each end of the roulades in the chopped dill.
Rubenstein turned 65 in August, and he appears as trim and energetic as when he pulled all-nighters in the Carter White House.
Then take out the best pieces of giblet, trim them neatly, and set them aside.
He would have a man to shave his beard and to trim his hair.
Martha went out to the wagon to get a hatchet and set out for the nearby spinny of pines to trim off some twigs.
She was a trim yacht, notwithstanding her multifarious employments.
As she dusted the mirror and saw his trim semblance over against her own bodiless reflection, she hurried away.
probably from Old English trymman "strengthen, make ready," from trum "strong, stable," from Proto-Germanic *trumaz; said to be cognate with Sanskrit drumah "tree," Greek drymos "copse, thicket," drys "tree, oak," and Old English treow (see tree). Examples in Middle English are wanting.
Original sense is preserved in nautical phrase in fighting trim (see trim (n.)). Meaning "make neat by cutting" is first recorded 1520s; that of "decorate, adorn" is from 1540s. Sense of "reduce" is attested from 1966. The adjective sense of "in good condition, neat, fit" is attested from c.1500, probably ultimately from Old English adjective trum.
"state of being prepared," 1580s, nautical jargon, from trim (v.). The meaning "visible woodwork of a house" is recorded from 1884; sense of "ornamental additions to an automobile" is from 1922. Slang meaning "a woman regarded as a sex object" is attested from 1955, American English.