verb (used without object), brimmed, brim·ming.
verb (used with object), brimmed, brim·ming.
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Origin of brim1
synonym study for brim
OTHER WORDS FROM brimbrimless, adjectivebrim·ming·ly, adverbun·brim·ming, adjective
Words nearby brim
Definition for brim (2 of 2)
noun, plural (especially collectively) brim, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) brims.
Example sentences from the Web for brim
This year’s holiday season has been filled to the brim with nonstop laughs, great food and good vibes.Here’s How Our Favorite Celebrities Spent The Holidays|Brooklyn White|December 26, 2020|Essence.com
You need to tumble the mussels around during cooking, and you can’t do that if your pot is filled to the brim.Mussels are simple to prepare, and add tasty drama to the table|Martha Holmberg|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Keep the mask above the brim of your hat when you run, then quickly flip it down over your nose and mouth when you encounter someone.
He said his two classes are filled to the brim, and he’s glad students are more interested in the class now following recent social unrest.As School Resumes, Students Bring Racial Justice Push to the Classroom|Kayla Jimenez|August 18, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Hoarding has always conjured nightmare scenarios of impassible rooms filled to the brim.
And he had a cowboy hat that he liked touching, too—he smoothed the brim back like it was a ducktail haircut.The Stacks: Pete Dexter on What It’s Like to Lose the Knack of Having Fun|Pete Dexter|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Just as his fingers touched the brim, his foot would kick the hat out of reach.Oklahoma Farmers Find Ways to Cope While Waiting for Drought to End|Malcolm Jones|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At times like these you must be careful not to brim over with elation-into-crashing-despair.
Jane balanced her spoon on the brim of the shell-like cup and smiled at Mr. Scott.
Straightway he was a commonplace boy, with a rough broad-brimmed straw hat, through which brim the sun shone from behind.Phantastes|George MacDonald
"I pledge you, with all my soul," said I, filling my glass to the brim.Pelham, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Sew through upturned flaps of brim and crown one-fourth inch from bottom wire.Make Your Own Hats|Gene Allen Martin
And she took the brazen pitcher that she had brought with her, and filled it to the brim.The Pink Fairy Book|Various
British Dictionary definitions for brim
verb brims, brimming or brimmed
Derived forms of brimbrimless, adjective
Word Origin for brim
Medical definitions for brim
Idioms and Phrases with brim
see filled to the brim.