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See definition of brim on Dictionary.com
  • nounedge of object, usually the top
  • verbflow over the top

synonyms for brim

  • border
  • brink
  • circumference
  • fringe
  • hem
  • lip
  • margin
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • rim
  • skirt
  • verge
See also synonyms for: brimmed / brimming
  • swell
  • overflow
  • teem
  • fill
  • spill
  • fill up
  • hold no more
  • run over
  • well over
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antonyms for brim

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  • center
  • inside
  • interior
  • middle
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    Another approach focuses on protecting the rare slices of land and sea that brim with huge numbers of species.
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    Nowadays “beanie” is kind of a catch-all word for hats designed to fit over the ears, without brims or flaps.
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    This year’s holiday season has been filled to the brim with nonstop laughs, great food and good vibes.
    HERE’S HOW OUR FAVORITE CELEBRITIES SPENT THE HOLIDAYSBROOKLYN WHITEDECEMBER 26, 2020ESSENCE.COM
    You need to tumble the mussels around during cooking, and you can’t do that if your pot is filled to the brim.
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    Keep the mask above the brim of your hat when you run, then quickly flip it down over your nose and mouth when you encounter someone.
    6 WAYS TO CARRY YOUR MASK WHILE RUNNINGJOE JACKSONAUGUST 24, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    He said his two classes are filled to the brim, and he’s glad students are more interested in the class now following recent social unrest.
    AS SCHOOL RESUMES, STUDENTS BRING RACIAL JUSTICE PUSH TO THE CLASSROOMKAYLA JIMENEZAUGUST 18, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    The rebellious brown hair was almost in the shade of my own dashing hat-brim.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    Gunn touched the brim of his soft felt hat, which he wore turned down all round apparently in imitation of a flower-pot.
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    At the farm-gate they met Dorothy, fresh and blooming as a rose, with a pail in each hand foaming to the brim with milk.
    THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
    Piegan was already mounted, watching us whimsically from under the dripping brim of his hat.
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    WORDS RELATED TO BRIM

    • bound
    • boundary
    • brim
    • brink
    • circumference
    • confine
    • end
    • extremity
    • fringe
    • hem
    • limit
    • line
    • lip
    • outskirt
    • perimeter
    • periphery
    • rim
    • selvage
    • skirt
    • trim
    • trimming
    • verge
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