brimful brimful

Definition(s):

  • (adj) filled to capacity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His book was brimful of Guidance.
  2. His film is brimful of humanity and humor.
  3. There are hardly any New Dealers left in the Department of Agriculture, which was once brimful of them.

News

  • Past Times: Bossier City water workers die in lift station tragedy

    Papers printed on Sept. 4 in past years proved brimful of tragedy for Times readers, bringing news of deaths of Bossier City workers 50 years ago and the loss of heroic fliers from Barksdale Field stateside in World War II.
    on September 4, 2013     Source: The Shreveport Times

Quotes

  1. "We don't want people behind bars. ...... We would want our prisons to be empty than full but, alas, just now they are brimful and we don't know what to do," Mugabe said, according to The Herald, a government mouthpiece.
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Robert Mugabe Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Having failed to mention climate change in last year's budget, Mr Costello's going to have it brimful of solar panels, water tanks, solar hot water systems, insulation," Greens leader Bob Brown said this week. "Piles of things as a bribe to...
    on May 3, 2007 By: Bob Brown Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "He's always looked brimful of promise," Stoute said of the colt, "but things were frustrating earlier in the year. He's very straightforward mentally, though, and we knew the Dante Stakes had pulled him together a lot. And after we took him...
    on Jun 5, 2010 By: Michael Stoute Source: Independent

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