Definition of brimful in US English:



  • predicative Filled with something to the point of overflowing.

    ‘a jug brimful of custard’
    • ‘My heart was brimful of love and joy in him and his folk.’
    • ‘The Prime Minister remains brimful of hope.’
    • ‘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.’
    brimming, full, filled, filled up, filled to the brim, full to the brim, filled to capacity, overfull, running over
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