brim

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbrɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/brɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brim)


Inflections of 'brim' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
brims
v 3rd person singular
brimming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
brimmed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
brimmed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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brim

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. he was brimming with [confidence, pride, ideas, happiness]
  2. brim over with [confidence]
  3. his eyes were brimming with tears
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