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brimful

[brim-foo l] /ˈbrɪmˈfʊl/
adjective
1.
full to the brim.
Also, brimfull.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; brim1 + -ful
Related forms
brimfully, adverb
brimfulness, brimfullness, noun
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  • It is brimful of lively fish and rimmed by scores of coves and hollows.
  • It is brimful of satisfactions seldom experienced in many other pursuits.
  • The crowd was brimful of enthusiasm over the good work.
  • No room to tell you how brimful of beauty and art they are.
British Dictionary definitions for brimful

brimful

/ˌbrɪmˈfʊl/
adjective
1.
(postpositive) , foll by of. filled up to the brim (with)
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Word Origin and History for brimful
adj.

1520s, from brim (n.) + -ful.

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