[trim-buh l] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of trimble

Historical Examples of trimble

  • "They say Tobe is wellnigh out'n his mind," remarked Mrs. Trimble.

  • "Thank you so much for the milk and cakes, Mrs. Trimble," she said.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice

  • Trimble's got a fine lot—Georgians and Alabamians and Mississippians.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • He passed other bivouacs—men of Rodes's, of Garland's, of Trimble's.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • “I vote we go and see,” said Trimble, who was evidently smarting not a little.

    Tom, Dick and Harry

    Talbot Baines Reed

British Dictionary definitions for trimble


  1. (William) David . Baron. born 1944, Northern Irish politician; leader of the Ulster Unionist party (1995–2005), First Minister of Northern Ireland (1998–2002); Nobel peace prize jointly with John Hume in 1998
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