brimming

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Brim \Brim\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Brimmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brimming}.] To be full to the brim. "The brimming stream." --Milton.

{To brim over} (literally or figuratively), to be so full that some of the contents flows over the brim; as, a cup brimming over with wine; a man brimming over with fun.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Brimming \Brim"ming\, adjective Full to the brim; overflowing.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

brimming

adjective

1: filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears" [syn: {brimful}, {brimfull}, {brimming}]


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