brim with

phr verb
Brim with is used with these nouns as the object: ↑tear

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  • ˈbrim with sth — phrasal verb 1) to be extremely full of something liquid Her eyes were brimming with tears.[/ex] 2) to be feeling a strong emotion …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • brim — [brɪm] noun [C] I 1) the part of a hat that sticks out from the base 2) the top edge of a cup or bowl II verb brim [brɪm] brim with sth …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • brim — I n. to the brim (to fill smt. to the brim) II v. (D; intr.) to brim with (she was brimming with enthusiasm) * * * [brɪm] (D; intr.) to brim with (she was brimming with enthusiasm) to the brim (to fill smt. to the brim) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • brim — 1. noun /brɪm/ a) an edge or border (originally specifically of the sea or a body of water) The toy box was filled to the brim with stuffed animals. b) the topmost rim or lip of a container …   Wiktionary

  • brim — 1 noun (C) 1 the bottom part of a hat that sticks out to protect you from sun and rain 2 be full to the brim (with) if a container such as a glass is full to the brim, it is as full as possible: Dave poured whisky till the glass was full to the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brim — /brɪm / (say brim) noun 1. the upper edge of anything hollow; rim: the brim of a cup. 2. a projecting edge: the brim of a hat. 3. Obsolete edge or margin. –verb (brimmed, brimming) –verb (i) 4. to be full to the brim; to be full to overflowing: a …   Australian English dictionary

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