Definition of brimful in English:



  • [predicative] Filled with something to the point of overflowing.

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