filled/full to the brim

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of filled/full to the brim

: completely full
  • The glass was filled/full to the brim.

Word by Word Definitions

fill play filled
  1. : to put into as much as can be held or conveniently contained

  2. : to supply with a full complement

  3. : to cause to swell or billow

  1. : a full supply

  2. : something that fills: such as

  3. : material used to fill a receptacle, cavity, passage, or low place

full play
  1. : containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

  2. : complete especially in detail, number, or duration

  3. : lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. : very, extremely

  2. : entirely

  3. : straight, squarely

  1. : the highest or fullest state or degree

  2. : the utmost extent

  1. : to become full

  2. : to make full in sewing

  1. : to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

brim play
  1. : an upper or outer margin : verge

  2. : the upper surface of a body of water

  3. : the edge or rim of a hollow vessel, a natural depression, or a cavity

  1. : to fill to the brim

  2. : to be or become full often to overflowing

  3. : to reach or overflow a brim


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