Definitions for Brimbrɪm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brim*brɪm(n.; v.)brimmed, brim•ming.

  1. (n.)the upper edge of anything hollow; rim; brink.

  2. a projecting edge:

    the brim of a hat.

  3. a margin.

  4. (v.i.)to be full to the brim.

  5. (v.t.)to fill to the brim.

* Syn: See rim.

Origin of brim:

1175–1225; ME brimme brink, rim


Princeton's WordNet

  1. brim, rim, lip(noun)

    the top edge of a vessel or other container

  2. brim(verb)

    a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

  3. brim(verb)

    be completely full

    "His eyes brimmed with tears"

  4. brim(verb)

    fill as much as possible

    "brim a cup to good fellowship"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. brim(noun)ɪm

    the edge around a hat

    a wide brim

  2. brimɪm

    ***the edge of a container

    ***full to the brim

  3. brim(verb)ɪm

    to be full of

    ***music that is brimming with emotion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brim(noun)

    the rim, border, or upper edge of a cup, dish, or any hollow vessel used for holding anything

  2. Brim(noun)

    the edge or margin, as of a fountain, or of the water contained in it; the brink; border

  3. Brim(noun)

    the rim of a hat

  4. Brim(verb)

    to be full to the brim

  5. Brim(verb)

    to fill to the brim, upper edge, or top

  6. Brim(adj)

    fierce; sharp; cold. See Breme

Anagrams of Brim

  1. IBMR

  2. IRBM

Translations for Brim

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the top edge of a cup, glass etc

The jug was filled to the brim.

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