how to pronounce brim


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The above transcription of brim is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

brim is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of brim in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to the brim of Buccaneers privateers …”

meanings of brim


  1. A projecting rim, especially of a hat.
  2. The sea; ocean; water; flood.
  3. The topmost rim or lip of a container.
  4. An edge or border (originally specifically of the sea or a body of water).


  1. Of pigs: to be in heat, to rut.
  2. To fill to the brim, upper edge, or top.
  3. To be full to overflowing.


  1. Fierce; sharp; cold.


  1. A surname​.

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