Rimmed
Rim Rim, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rimmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rimming}.] To furnish with a rim; to border. [1913 Webster]

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  • rimmed — [ rımd ] suffix used with some nouns and adjectives to form adjectives describing the type of RIM that something has: steel rimmed spectacles red rimmed eyes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • -rimmed — UK [rɪmd] US suffix used with some nouns and adjectives to form adjectives describing the type of rim that something has steel rimmed spectacles red rimmed eyes Thesaurus: suffixeshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • rimmed — rimmed; semi·rimmed; …   English syllables

  • -rimmed — [[t] rɪmd[/t]] 1) COMB in ADJ rimmed combines with nouns to form adjectives that describe something as having a border or frame made of a particular substance. ...horn rimmed spectacles. 2) → See also , rimmed …   English dictionary

  • rimmed — [[t]rɪ̱md[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu v link ADJ with n If something is rimmed with a substance or colour, it has that substance or colour around its border. The plates and glassware were rimmed with gold. 2) → See also , rimmed …   English dictionary

  • rimmed — rim ► NOUN 1) the upper or outer edge of something more or less circular. 2) (also wheel rim) the outer edge of a wheel, on which the tyre is fitted. 3) a limit or boundary. 4) an encircling stain or deposit. ► VERB (rimmed, rimming …   English terms dictionary

  • rimmed — adjective having a rim or a rim of a specified kind do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses? • Ant: ↑rimless • Similar to: ↑horn rimmed, ↑red rimmed …   Useful english dictionary

  • rimmed — adjective Date: 1729 having a rim usually used in combination < dark rimmed glasses > < red rimmed eyes > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rimmed — /rimd/, adj. 1. having a rim: Do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses? 2. having a rim of a specified kind (often used in combination): Your red rimmed eyes show that you have been crying. [1720 30; RIM + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -rimmed — UK [rɪmd] / US suffix used with some nouns and adjectives to form adjectives describing the type of rim that something has steel rimmed spectacles red rimmed eyes …   English dictionary

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