Definition of brink in English:
1An extreme edge of land before a steep or vertical slope: the brink of the cliffs
More example sentences
- She stood on the brink of a waterfall, the icy cold river rushed about her waist.
- I am now finding myself on a deserted beach on the brink of a saline washout.
- The young brave soon found he was on the brink of a cliff hanging high over a wide river.
Middle English: of Scandinavian origin.
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