What does fill to the brim mean?


Idiom Meaning:

filled to capacity


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Fraser “Leapin’ Lizards” (1995)

Time of Scene: ~00:07:30

Dr. Frasier Crane: Well, let me see. Of course my falsetto isn’t what it used to be. But um… three little maids from school are we, prim as a schoolgirl well well be, filled to the brim with girlish glee, three little maids from school!”

Dr. Frasier Crane: Dad, would you please be quiet? I’m trying to settle a bet here!


Pulp Fiction (1994)

Time of Scene: ~00:21:10

Marsellus: You see, this profession is filled to the brim with unrealistic motherfuckers. Motherfuckers who thought their ass would age like wine. If you mean it turns to vinegar, it does. If you mean it gets better with age, it don’t.


The Young Victoria (2009)

Time of Scene: ~00:49:20

Lord Melbourne: Well, in my experience, ma’am, it’s best to let these things develop naturally. If you interfere, you risk overturning the cart.

Queen Victoria: Well, Prince Albert doesn’t agree. He’s made a study of the working man’s condition. He’s full to the brim with ideas for their improvement.

Lord Melbourne: Is he indeed? How inspiring.



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