verb (used without object), brimmed, brim·ming.
verb (used with object), brimmed, brim·ming.
Origin of brim1
Related formsbrim·less, adjectivebrim·ming·ly, adverbun·brim·ming, adjective
Definition for brim (2 of 2)
noun, plural (especially collectively) brim, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) brims.
Examples from the Web for brim
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 Formsbrimless, adjective
Word Origin for brim
Medicine definitions for brim
Idioms and Phrases with brim
see filled to the brim.