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From brim +‎ -er.



brimmer (plural brimmers)

  1. A cup brimming over with liquid.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick:
      No wonder, then, that they made a straight wake for the whale's mouth--the bar--when the wrinkled little old Jonah, there officiating, soon poured them out brimmers all round.
  2. (dialect) A hat with a brim, especially a straw hat.
    • 1996, Leslie Gourse, Madame Jazz: Contemporary Women Instrumentalists (page 16)
      Bown has concocted exotic costumes out of a dash of this and that; her straw brimmers and other decorative hats have attracted positive notice from amused music critics.