fringe

All Noun Adjective
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  • He was not dead, but would those deep-fringed eyes ever open again? Cited from A Dog with a Bad Name, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He has blue eyes and short hair with a fringe usually covering his right eye.
  • There has been extensive building development, especially on the eastern fringes of the city.
  • At this point, the Fringe operated on only two full-time members of staff.
  • This was considered a fringe theory even in its time, however, and never became widely accepted.
  • During this period the club advised fringe players they were free to leave the club.
  • Nevertheless, large agricultural areas remain within the city proper in its eastern and western fringes.
  • Both are gold fringed and are brought out on major occasions only.
  • Long fringe or long hair in general was also common.
  • Otherwise, however, he operated largely on the political fringes for many years.
  • There is also significant color fringing and video noise, especially for low-light subjects.
  • Others settled on the fringes of white settlement or worked as station hands for white farmers.
  • They failed to stir up enough interest among most of the women's fringe groups of society.
  • Fringe theatre is theatre that is experimental in their style or subject matter,.
  • As part of it being on the urban fringe it has a wide variety of animal life including bird life.
  • Some one is watching over the earth that is still; some one rules over the fringed hills. Cited from The Secret of the Creation, by Howard D. Pollyen
  • We may not come even to some fringing island in eight hundred leagues, no, nor in more than that! Cited from 1492, by Mary Johnston
  • The island is rock fringed with its highest point at its northern extremity.
  • The advance resumed at and after two hours, reached the northern fringe of the wood.
  • This new religion is growing up on the fringes of a Europe which has lost faith in herself.
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Meaning of fringe

  • noun One of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
  • noun A social group holding marginal or extreme views
    members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times
  • noun An ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
  • verb Adorn with a fringe
    The weaver fringed the scarf
  • verb Decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
    fur fringed the hem of the dress