brimming brimming  /b ˈrɪ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  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
  5. (adj) filled to capacity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. No figure of his influence has so precariously balanced a handful of unforgettable achievements against a brimming barrelful of embarrassments.
  2. Already, local anticipation is brimming over.
  3. Whole Life Expo, brimming with holistic healing, may be coming your way She is convinced that the prayers of friends and colleagues kept the cancer in her eye from killing her.

News

  1. Johny Hendricks: I Have a Better H-Bomb Than Dan Henderson

    Expected upcoming UFC welterweight challenger Johny Hendricks is brimming with confidence as he anxiously awaits a title bout with Georges St-Pierre, and his confidence was on full display in the latest edition of FUEL TV's " Octo -Questions ." One of the questions asked by interviewed Ariel Helwani was who has a better H-Bomb, Hendricks or former PRIDE and Strikeforce champ Dan Henderson ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. A GOLDEN DAY: Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary marks 50th anniversary; school celebrates by cutting ribbon on renovated ...

    PENNSBURY – The courtyard of the new front entrance to Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School on Walton Drive was brimming with people, who were there to celebrate the golden anniversary of the school and dedication of the newly renovated building.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yardley News

  3. Movie review: 'This Is the End' a perfect blend of comedy and horror

    It’s not too often that you get a bunch of well-known, not quite A-list actors playing themselves in a movie. This movie is brimming with them. It’s probably less often that you get a film that’s so funny and at the same time so dark. This one reaches bellyache-inducing heights of wild comedy and digs deep into the depths of pure horror.  
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

Quotes

  1. "I am brimming full of confidence that I am going to win," the 30-year-old Hatton told a news conference. "I have always said at 10 stone I don't think anyone will beat me and I firmly believe that. I have challenged the best pound-for-pound...
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Ricky Hatton Source: CNN International

  2. "South African rugby is in a pretty good space at the moment, probably in the best shape it's been for some time," Connolly said in a statement. "The Springboks are brimming with confidence after the success of their Super 14 teams and their...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: John Connolly Source: CNN International

  3. Writing in the Jewish daily Forward, Rabbi Eric Yoffie, leader of Reform Jews in the US, called Lieberman's latest campaign "outrageous, abominable, hate-filled" and "brimming with incitement."
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Eric Yoffie Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /