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
Another approach focuses on protecting the rare slices of land and sea that brim with huge numbers of species.
Nowadays “beanie” is kind of a catch-all word for hats designed to fit over the ears, without brims or flaps.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular Science
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.
It had a wide brim and a tall crown, which created an insulated pocket of air and could also be used to carry water.
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.
The rebellious brown hair was almost in the shade of my own dashing hat-brim.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Gunn touched the brim of his soft felt hat, which he wore turned down all round apparently in imitation of a flower-pot.Dope|Sax Rohmer
At the farm-gate they met Dorothy, fresh and blooming as a rose, with a pail in each hand foaming to the brim with milk.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Piegan was already mounted, watching us whimsically from under the dripping brim of his hat.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She wore a black silk cloak, a dark grey hat with a wide brim, and a broad satin ribbon under her chin.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
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.