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Definition of "trig" [trig]

  • Smart and trim, as in appearance; neat. (adjective)
  • Being in good condition. (adjective)
  • To make trim or neat, especially in dress. (verb-transitive)
  • To stop (a wheel) from rolling, as with a wedge. (verb-transitive)
  • To prop up; support. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "trig" in a sentence
  • "Allred said a former colleague mentioned an interest in finding the properties of "trig" -"
  • "In pursuance of this decision, when the two brothers, talking university shop, had used "trig" several times, Martin Eden demanded: — "What is TRIG?""
  • "I see again his dark, manly countenance lighted up by his keen brown eyes; his Roman features; his closely curling hair; his intellectual forehead and pleasant smile, and his very neat, "trig" appearance."