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In the first half of the movie, Beaver says to Pete that he met a girl at Bingo and made love to her:

Pete: Bingo? Did you say bingo, like the game in church basements?

Beaver: There's trim there.

Pete: Beaver!

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    I guess your question is about the movie "Dreamcatcher", but maybe it's appropriate to mention that in the body of the question, rather than just in a tag?
    – LSpice
    Jan 4, 2018 at 17:26

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In this instance, he's using the term trim in its slightly less crude manner, to denote the fact that there are (sexually) available women there:

noun. A woman, esp one regarded as an object of sexual conquest (Circa 1955+)

Dictionary Central also has this to offer

noun: A female, especially an attractive girl. A briefly fashionable phrase used in hip circles and among medical students, etc. in the early 1990s. It was probably adapted from the (somewhat dated) black American use of the word to denote the female genitals...


For the record, using this term in mixed company is likely to earn you a slap.

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Trim is rude slang for female genitalia. The phrase in this context means that it was legitimate reasoning to meet a woman at bingo as there are women physically there.

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  • I feel like this answer is more in the spirit of the original usage than the accepted one. +1 to both Jan 4, 2018 at 15:51
  • @MadPhysicist thanks
    – Broklynite
    Jan 4, 2018 at 16:37
  • Reminiscent, alas, of a line in Dogma, ... Jan 4, 2018 at 19:01

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