At times like these you must be careful not to brim over with elation-into-crashing-despair.
They have a vat of boiling oil, which is just about tipping to the brim and aimed at the merry intruders.
On it are balanced a plate of eggs and toast, an open quart jar of grape jelly, and a beer mug full to the brim with orange juice.
And he had a cowboy hat that he liked touching, too—he smoothed the brim back like it was a ducktail haircut.
The pale blue lining of the brim of her satin hat perfectly matched the flowers on her jacket.
It was filled to the brim with precious stones, most of them removed from their settings.
To know that she was rich, that Paul was to be her husband, filled the cup of her desires to the brim.
Her straw hat was narrow of brim, banded with a black ribbon.
They brim over with the expressions of a tender and heartfelt love.
The two men inclined; Morosine lifted his hat, Ingram touched his brim.
c.1200, brymme "edge of the sea," of obscure origin, perhaps akin to Old Norse barmr "rim, brim," probably related to German bräme "margin, border, fringe," from PIE *bhrem- "point, spike, edge." (Old English had brim in the sense "sea, surf," but this probably was from the Germanic stem *brem- "to roar, rage.") Extended by 1520s to cups, basins, hats.
The rim of the upper opening of the pelvis.
A hat: nice brim, Indiana Jones