brim with tears
Definition of brim with tears
: to have tears about to overflow Her eyes brimmed with tears.
Word by Word Definitions
: an upper or outer margin : verge
: the upper surface of a body of water
: the edge or rim of a hollow vessel, a natural depression, or a cavity
: to fill to the brim
: to be or become full often to overflowing
: to reach or overflow a brim
: to separate parts of or pull apart by force : rend
: to wound by or as if by pulling apart by force : lacerate
: to divide or disrupt by the pull of contrary forces
: to fill with tears (see 3tear) : shed tears
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