brimmed brimmed  /b ˈrɪmd/


  1. (n) the top edge of a vessel or other container
  2. (n) a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
  3. (v) be completely full
  4. (v) fill as much as possible




  1. He had not seen, in the entryway four doors up the street, the slight man in the dark blue coat and the broad- brimmed hat.
  2. Nayla's latest essay brimmed with her father's customary defiance.
  3. I sent to New York for a broad-brimmed hat and a string tie, and at enormous expense trained the local idiot to fan me with a palmetto leaf.


  1. Midday Fix: Head to toe sun protection

    Nicole Pearl Head to Toe Sun Protection Tips: Look for sunscreens that are SPF 30 or higher, broad spectrum, water resistant Wear wide-brimmed hat and wrap-around sunglasses Consider contact lenses with UVA and UVB blocking Re-apply sunscreen every 2 …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  2. Elks Lodge members commemorate Flag Day

    Pullman Square brimmed with patriotic pride and history Friday evening during a Flag Day ceremony hosted by Elks Lodge 313 at the plaza.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Huntington Herald-Dispatch


  1. As Dee Dee Bridgewater sees it, "Joanne Brackeen is tall, thin and stylish in her wide-brimmed straw hat and silk trousers tonight. And did I mention? Joanne can unleash torrents at the piano."
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Dee Dee Bridgewater Source: NPR

  2. Amis sees Islamism as a particularly nasty ideology, "a death-brimmed bog of circular gullibility and paranoia."
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Martin Amis Source: Washington Post

  3. "People won't believe I can sing those songs, but that's what I was doing," says Moore with a hearty laugh. "I'd be sitting on a stool in my seersucker suit with a shirt and tie, topped off by a stingy-brimmed hat. You couldn't tell me I...
    on Sep 29, 2006 By: Sam Moore Source: Billboard

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