- full to the brim.
Origin of brimful
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Examples from the Web for brimful
You knew my daughter, so tall and strong, so beautiful, so brimful of life.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Charlie was his name; a bright, intelligent boy, brimful of mischief and fun.Eventide
She was perhaps eighteen or nineteen, and brimful of lusty life.
His movements, that last gesture, were brimful of energy and of life.
It is brought out just at the holiday time, and is brimful of good things.Little Prudy
- (postpositive, foll by of) filled up to the brim (with)
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Word Origin and History for brimful
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