brim
Pronunciation Noun

brim (plural brims)

  1. (obsolete) The sea; ocean; water; flood.
Noun

brim (plural brims)

  1. An edge or border (originally specifically of the sea or a body of water).
    • Bible, Josh. iii. 15
      The feet of the priest that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water.
  2. The topmost rim or lip of a container.
    The toy box was filled to the brim with stuffed animals.
    • Saw I that insect on this goblet's brim / I would remove it with an anxious pity.
  3. A projecting rim, especially of a hat.
    He turned the back of his brim up stylishly.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

brim (brims, present participle brimming; past and past participle brimmed)

  1. (intransitive) To be full to overflowing.
    The room brimmed with people.
    • 2006 New York Times ↗
      It was a hint of life in a place that still brims with memories of death, a reminder that even five years later, the attacks are not so very distant.
  2. (transitive) To fill to the brim, upper edge, or top.
    • Tennyson:
      Arrange the board and brim the glass.
Translations
  • Italian: traboccare, essere colmo, essere pieno zeppo
  • Russian: наполня́ться до краёв
Verb

brim (brims, present participle brimming; past and past participle brimmed)

  1. Of pigs: to be in heat, to rut.
Adjective

brim

  1. (obsolete) Fierce; sharp; cold.

Brim
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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