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brim

brim

 
pronunciation:
brIm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the top edge of a hollow object such as a cup; rim.
The hot coffee spilled over the brim of the cup.
synonyms:
lip
similar words:
brink, edge, rim
definition 2: a flat edge that sticks out.
The brim of the cowboy's hat kept the sun from shining in his face.
synonyms:
visor
similar words:
bill, shade
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: brimmed, brimming, brims
definition: to be full to the brim.
The kitchen sink brimmed with water.
similar words:
overflow
derivations: brimless (adj.), brimmming (adj.)