- an edge or border (originally specifically of the sea or a body of water)
- the topmost rim or lip of a container
verb (brim, m, ed)
- The toy box was filled to the with stuffed animals.
- a projecting rim, especially of a hat
- He turned the back of his up stylishly.
- to be full to overflowing
- The room brimmed with people.
Etymology: Origin uncertain. Probably cognate with berm, Dutch bermDutch, berm, French berme, German Brame, Bríme, Old Norse barmr. Compare Old English brimOld English, brim, brymme.
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