There are 2 translations of brim in Spanish:

brim1

Pronunciation: /brɪm/

n

  • 1.1 (of hat) ala (f‡) 1.2 (of vessel) borde (m) fill the glass/cup to the brim llena el vaso/la taza hasta el borde

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adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of brim in Spanish:

brim2

vi (-mm-)

  • to brim with sth her eyes were brimming with tears se le saltaban las lágrimas, tenía los ojos llenos de lágrimas to brim with confidence/energy rebosar seguridad/energía to be brimming with happiness estar* rebosante or desbordante de felicidad
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    • The recording brims with the excitement of realized talent.
    • His writing brims with death and decay, but, buoyed by a certain old-fashioned stateliness, it avoids cheap gore.
    • That disc brims with behind-the-scenes explanations and endearing insights into the mind of the director.

Phrasal verbs

brim over

v + adv
[cup/bowl] desbordarse, rebosar he was brimming over with enthusiasm estaba rebosante or desbordante de entusiasmo

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.