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1 fringe /ˈfrɪnʤ/ noun
plural fringes
1 fringe
/ˈfrɪnʤ/
noun
plural fringes
Learner's definition of FRINGE
[count] : a border made of hanging threads used to decorate the edge of something (such as clothing, rugs, and curtains)
[count] : a narrow area along the edge of something often plural
[singular] : an area of activity that is related to but not part of whatever is central or most widely accepted : a group of people with extreme views or unpopular opinions often used before another noun
see also lunatic fringe
[count] British : the front section of hair cut short and worn over the forehead : bangs usually singular

on the fringe(s)

: on the outer edge of something often used figuratively
2 fringe /ˈfrɪnʤ/ verb
fringes; fringed; fringing
2 fringe
/ˈfrɪnʤ/
verb
fringes; fringed; fringing
Learner's definition of FRINGE
[+ object]
: to decorate (something) with a fringe
: to go along or around (something)
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