meaning of brim

brim meaning in General Dictionary

tough razor-sharp cool view Breme

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  • To fill towards brim top advantage or top
  • become full towards the brim
  • The rim border or top edge of a cup dish or any hollow vessel utilized for holding such a thing
  • fill whenever you can
  • be totally full
  • a circular projection that sticks outward from top of a hat
  • the top edge of a vessel or any other container
  • The rim, border, or upper edge of a cup, meal, or any hollow vessel used for keeping everything.
  • The edge or margin, as of a fountain, or associated with liquid found in it; the verge; border.
  • The rim of a hat.
  • is complete to your top.
  • To fill into the top, top side, or top.
  • Fierce; razor-sharp; cool. See Breme.

brim meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1200, brymme "edge associated with the sea," of obscure origin, maybe akin to Old Norse barmr "rim, top," probably associated with German br

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  • "to fill toward top," 1610s, from top (letter.). Intransitive feeling ("be complete to the brim") attested from 1818. Relevant: Brimmed; brimming.

brim meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The rim, border, or upper side of a cup, meal, or any hollow vessel useful for keeping such a thing.

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  • (letter.) The advantage or margin, since a fountain, or associated with the water contained in it; the verge; edge.
  • (n.) The rim of a hat.
  • (v. i.) to-be complete towards the brim.
  • (v. t.) To fill on top, upper side, or top.

Sentence Examples with the word brim

Each day is filled to the brim with hard study; for I am anxious to accomplish as much as possible before I put away my books for the summer vacation.

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