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  • But my poor heart has been brimming over with it all the while. Cited from Monsieur de Camors by Octave Feuillet, v1
  • She held out both hands, her heart full, and brimming over in her black eyes. Cited from A Terrible Secret, by May Agnes Fleming
  • For us they filled a cup More rare than any we can brim to them! Cited from Successful Recitations, by Various
  • Words were brimming to his lips, until he knew not how to speak. Cited from Max, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • When she raised her eyes on him again he saw that they were brimming over with tears. Cited from Immensee, by Theodore W. Storm
  • She looked up at me and shook her head, her eyes brimming over. Cited from The Man with the Clubfoot, by Valentine Williams
  • The brim may now be tried on and changes made if necessary. Cited from Make Your Own Hats, by Gene Allen Martin
  • When her hands passed the wine to him, he saw her eyes brimmed with tears.
  • After a while he felt that some one lifted his broad-brimmed hat. Cited from Invisible Links, by Selma Lagerlof
  • The style of a sun hat can range from small to large brims.
  • Their host stood up in front, a brimming glass in his hand. Cited from His Hour, by Elinor Glyn
  • She would drink her cup of joy while it was held out to her brimming full. Cited from Dust, by Mr. And Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • That day his life had brimmed over -- so he had put it at the time. Cited from The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
  • The other carries us to some brimming river, where everything lives because water has come. Cited from Expositions/Scripture: Isaiah & Jeremiah, Maclaren
  • She kept her eyes steadily upon him though the tears brimmed in them. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • She was all her and she filled it right to the brim. Cited from Stop, Look and Dig, by George Oliver Smith
  • Then a great golden cup brimming with wine was brought to the king. Cited from The Golden Fleece, by Padraic Colum
  • She felt as though she were carrying a cup, full up to the brim of something. Cited from The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • He drew the brim of his hat lower over his eyes, and then he rose to his feet. Cited from The Courage of Marge O'Doone, by James Oliver Curwood
  • She turned away from him with the tears brimming in her eyes. Cited from Clementina, by A.E.W. Mason
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Meaning of brim

  • noun The top edge of a vessel or other container
  • noun A circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
  • verb Be completely full
    His eyes brimmed with tears
  • verb Fill as much as possible
    brim a cup to good fellowship