brimful

or brim·full

[ brim-foo l ]
/ ˈbrɪmˈfʊl /

adjective

full to the brim.

Origin of brimful

First recorded in 1520–30; brim1 + -ful
Related formsbrim·ful·ly, adverbbrim·ful·ness, brim·full·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for brimful

brimful

brimfull

/ (ˌbrɪmˈfʊl) /

adjective

(postpositive, foll by of) filled up to the brim (with)
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Word Origin and History for brimful

brimful


adj.

1520s, from brim (n.) + -ful.

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