Definition of strimmer in English:

strimmer

noun

British
trademark
  • A powered grass trimmer with a nylon cutting cord which rotates rapidly on a spindle.

    • ‘They took lawn mowers, strimmers, chainsaws, as well as drills and tools totalling about £3,000.’
    • ‘Included in the items taken were a chain saws, hedge trimmers and strimmers.’
    • ‘Lawn mowers, strimmers and hedge trimmers are being targeted.’
    • ‘Falls from ladders cause the most injuries, followed by accidents with electrical tools such as lawnmowers, power drills and hedge strimmers.’
    • ‘As she was coming back to the house the plastic cord in the strimmer snapped off and I cut the engine to lengthen it.’

Origin

1970s: probably a blend of string and trimmer.

Pronunciation:

strimmer

/ˈstrɪmə/