: having a rim
usually used in combination
dark-rimmed glassesred-rimmed eyes

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2023 Steering via the huge, thin-rimmed wheel feels light, but vaguer than a politician’s promise, with plenty of twirling needed on twisty roads. Tim Pitt, Robb Report, 21 Feb. 2023 Oven: Spread nuts in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 18 Feb. 2023 Step 3Meanwhile, arrange bacon in single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Kate Merker And Tina Martinez, Good Housekeeping, 17 Feb. 2023 Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and set a wire rack on top. Christopher Kimball, USA TODAY, 1 Feb. 2023 There's a thick-rimmed, flat-bottomed steering wheel as well as a set of analog gauges. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 9 Dec. 2022 The car also features a thin-rimmed steering wheel of the kind BMW obviously knew how to use but has since forgotten and some horrible chrome rings around some dials that the European-spec Z3M Coupe did without. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 14 Sep. 2022 Place fennel, leek and onion slices on a large rimmed baking sheet. People Staff, Peoplemag, 25 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1729, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rimmed was in 1729

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“Rimmed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rimmed. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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