to the brim

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to the brim

: to the top
  • He filled the glass to the brim.

Word by Word Definitions

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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