brimful brimfull

brimful brimfull
adjective (not before noun) very full (+ of/with): John is brimful of ambition, and ready to fight his way to the top.

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • brimful brimful ofpredicate brimfull brimfull ofpredicate brimming brimming withpredicate — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brimfull — adjective filled to capacity a brimful cup I am brimful of chowder a child brimming over with curiosity eyes brimming with tears • Syn: ↑brimful, ↑brimming • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brimful — adjective filled to capacity a brimful cup I am brimful of chowder a child brimming over with curiosity eyes brimming with tears • Syn: ↑brimfull, ↑brimming • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brimful — brimfully, adv. brimfulness, brimfullness, n. /brim fool /, adj. full to the brim. Also, brimfull. [1520 30; BRIM1 + FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • brimming — adjective filled to capacity a brimful cup I am brimful of chowder a child brimming over with curiosity eyes brimming with tears • Syn: ↑brimful, ↑brimfull • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brimfullness — brimfulˈness or brimfullˈness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑brim …   Useful english dictionary

  • abounding inpredicate abounding withpredicate bristling withpredicate full ofpredicate overflowing overflowing withpredicate rich inpredicate rife withpredicate thick withpredicate — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chockablockpredicate chock-fullpredicate chockfullpredicate chockfulpredicate choke-fullpredicate chuck-fullpredicate cram full — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congested engorged — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crawling withpredicate overrun with swarming swarming withpredicate teeming teeming withpredicate — filled filled adj. 1. containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; as, filled to overflowing. Opposite of {empty}. [Narrower terms: {abounding in(predicate), abounding with(predicate), bristling with(predicate), full of(predicate),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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