brim

  • 1 brim — brim·ful; brim·less; brim·ming·ly; brim·my; brim; brim·stony; brim·mer; brim·stone; brim·full; brim·ful·ly; brim·ful·ness; …

    English syllables

  • 2 Brim — Brim, n. [OE. brim, brimme, AS. brymme edge, border; akin to Icel. barmr, Sw. br[ a]m, Dan. br[ae]mme, G. brame, br[ a]me. Possibly the same word as AS. brim surge, sea, and properly meaning, the line of surf at the border of the sea, and akin to …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Brim — Brim, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Brimmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brimming}.] To be full to the brim. The brimming stream. Milton. [1913 Webster] {To brim over} (literally or figuratively), to be so full that some of the contents flows over the brim; as, a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Brim — Brim, v. t. To fill to the brim, upper edge, or top. [1913 Webster] Arrange the board and brim the glass. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 brim — [brim] n. [ME brimme, akin to ON barmr, rim: for IE base see BROOM] 1. the topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc. 2. Archaic a) a rim or edge around a body of water b) the water at such an edge 3. a projecting rim or edge of anything …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Brim — Brim, a. Fierce; sharp; cold. See {Breme}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 brim — [n] edge of object, usually the top border, brink, circumference, fringe, hem, lip, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, verge; concept 836 Ant. center, interior, middle brim [v] flow over the top fill, fill up, hold no more, overflow, run… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 brim|my — «BRIHM ee», adjective, mi|er, mi|est. having a wide brim; broad brimmed …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 brim — index border, edge (border), margin (outside limit) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 brim — s. m. Tecido forte de linho …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 11 brim — rim, edge, brink, *border, verge, margin …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 brim — ► NOUN 1) the projecting edge around the bottom of a hat. 2) the lip of a cup, bowl, etc. ► VERB (brimmed, brimming) ▪ fill or be full to the point of overflowing. DERIVATIVES brimful adjective brimmed …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 brim — [[t]brɪ̱m[/t]] brims, brimming, brimmed 1) N COUNT: oft N of n, adj N The brim of a hat is the wide part that sticks outwards at the bottom. Rain dripped from the brim of his baseball cap. ...a flat black hat with a wide brim. Derived words:… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Brim — John Brim John Brim (* 10. April 1922 bei Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky; † 1. Oktober 2003 in Gary, Indiana) war ein US amerikanischer Blues Musiker. Zu seinen bekanntesten Songs zählen Ice Cream Ma …

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  • 15 brim — brim1 [ brım ] noun count 1. ) the part of a hat that sticks out from the base 2. ) the top edge of a cup or bowl: She lifted her cup and looked at us over the brim. filled/full to the brim completely full brim brim 2 [ brım ] verb intransitive… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 brim — brim1 [brım] n 1.) the bottom part of a hat that sticks out to protect you from sun and rain ▪ an old straw hat with a broad brim 2.) the top edge of a container ▪ She filled each glass to the brim. filled/full to the brim (=completely full) ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 brim — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 top edge of a cup, bowl, etc. PHRASES ▪ full to the brim ▪ fill sth to the brim ▪ She filled the bowl to the brim. 2 flat edge around the bottom of a hat ADJECTIVE ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 brim — {{11}}brim (n.) c.1200, brymme edge of the sea, of obscure origin, perhaps akin to O.N. barmr rim, brim, probably related to Ger. bräme margin, border, fringe, from PIE *bhrem point, spike, edge. (O.E. brim meant sea, surf, and probably was from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 brim — I UK [brɪm] / US noun [countable] Word forms brim : singular brim plural brims 1) the part of a hat that sticks out from the base 2) the top edge of a cup or bowl She lifted her cup and looked at us over the brim. • filled/full to the brim… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 brim — brim1 brimless, adj. brimmingly, adv. /brim/, n., v., brimmed, brimming. n. 1. the upper edge of anything hollow; rim; brink: the brim of a cup. 2. a projecting edge: the brim of a hat. 3. margin. v.i. 4. to be full to the brim. v.t …

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