trimming has definitions from the field of clothing
1
[ noun ] the act of adding decoration

Examples

"the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree"

Used in print

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

There seems to be an unfortunate assumption that an hour of Chicago style jazz in prime evening time , for_example , could not be justified without the trimmings of a portentous documentary .

Related terms

decoration

2
[ noun ] (clothing) a decoration or adornment on a garment

Synonyms

trim passementerie

Examples

"the trimming on a hat" "the trim on a shirt"

3
[ noun ] cutting down to the desired size or shape

Synonyms

clipping trim

Related terms

cut pruning reduce shave snip

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