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1. brim

noun. ['ˈbrɪm'] the top edge of a vessel or other container.

Synonyms

  • rim
  • vessel
  • collar
  • shoe collar
  • lip

Antonyms

  • dull
  • unclutter
  • unseal
  • break

Etymology

  • brim (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Brim

  • patronym
  • kibbutzim
  • prelim
  • mckim
  • whim
  • trimm
  • trim
  • swim
  • slim
  • skim
  • primm
  • prim
  • krim
  • klym
  • klim
  • grimme
  • grimm
  • grim
  • flim
  • crimm
  • crim
  • clim
  • zim
  • yim
  • vim
  • timme
  • timm
  • tim
  • sym
  • simm

How do you pronounce brim?

Pronounce brim as brɪm.

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Example sentences of the word brim


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a cup in a clean, empty bowl and fill the cup to the brim with water.

Quotes containing the word brim


1. If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself; all that runs over will be yours.
- Charles Caleb Colton

2. If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself ~ all that runs over will be yours.
- Charles Caleb Colton

3. The tide was a poem that only time could create, and I watched it stream and brim and makes its steady dash homeward, to the ocean.
- Pat Conroy, South of Broad

2. brim

noun. ['ˈbrɪm'] a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat.

Synonyms

  • hat
  • projection
  • snap brim
  • visor
  • chapeau
  • lid
  • eyeshade
  • bill
  • vizor

Antonyms

  • fall
  • minimum
  • maximum
  • overcharge

Etymology

  • brim (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. brim

verb. ['ˈbrɪm'] fill as much as possible.

Synonyms

  • fill up
  • fill

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • fire
  • lose

Etymology

  • brim (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. brim

verb. ['ˈbrɪm'] be completely full.

Synonyms

  • feature

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • brim (Middle English (1100-1500))
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