Definition of brimful in English:



  • predicative Filled with something to the point of overflowing.

    ‘a jug brimful of custard’
    • ‘Mountbatten was vigorous, young, and brimful of charm.’
    • ‘The outlook for inexperienced graduates in a marketplace brimful of experienced candidates is not good.’
    • ‘Its five movements are brimful with colour and imagery and Sutherland directs with empathy for the music.’
    • ‘The Prime Minister remains brimful of hope.’
    • ‘My heart was brimful of love and joy in him and his folk.’
    brimming, full, filled, filled up, filled to the brim, full to the brim, filled to capacity, overfull, running over
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