Variant of brim
- the topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
- a rim or edge around a body of water
- the water at such an edge
- a projecting rim or edge of anything: the brim of a hat
Origin: Middle English brimme, akin to Old Norse barmr, rim: for Indo-European base see broom
- brimless adjective
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.