Definition of Brimful

1. Adjective. Filled to capacity. "Eyes brimming with tears"

Exact synonyms: Brimfull, Brimming
Similar to: Full



Definition of Brimful

1. a. Full to the brim; completely full; ready to overflow.

Definition of Brimful

1. Adjective. Filled to maximum capacity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brimful

1. ready to overflow [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brimful

brilliantined
brilliantines
brilliantining
brilliantly
brilliantness
brilliants
brillig
brillo
brillo pad
brillos
brills
brim
brim over
brimborion
brimborions
brimful (current term)
brimfull
brimfully
briming
brimings
brimless
brimmed
brimmer
brimmers
brimming
brimonidine
brims
brimstone
brimstones
brimstony

Literary usage of Brimful

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters of Celia Thaxter by Celia Thaxter (1895)
"And the picture is exquisite, brimful of sentiment and beauty. Do make them go down to you; you will be perfectly charmed with them, as we all are. ..."

2. The Ebony Idol by G. M. [Flanders (1860)
"poor victim of Lynch law stood gnashing his teeth with impatience, brimful of ire ! " "Well," he at last blurted out, *' what do you think ? ..."

3. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"With melting heart, and brimful eye, Thou canst love another maid, The Farewell. To Si. f.'s L. Strong Mem'ry on m'y heart shall write Those happy scenes ..."

4. Historical and Biographical Essays by John Forster (1858)
"... without our having too much of it; and that it is hard for a vessel which is brimful, when in motion not to run over. The habit of jesting and contempt, ..."

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