fringe


fringe
01. She was wearing a cowboy hat and a leather jacket trimmed with [fringe].
02. The nation of Bhutan, located on the southern [fringes] of the eastern Himalayas, takes its name from an Indian word meaning 'the edge of Tibet."
03. The heart of Mexico is the extensive Mexican plateau, [fringed] by the ranges of the Sierra Madre.
04. Janet had on a red blouse [fringed] at the collar and cuffs with white lace.
05. The homeless live on the [fringes] of our society, often ignored by the mainstream.
06. The town is [fringed] by the slum dwellings of the poor.
07. They visited a beautiful little island [fringed] with palm trees and sandy, white beaches.
08. The party's extremist views have guaranteed that the only votes they can receive will be from the lunatic [fringe].
09. The jacket has [fringe] on the sleeves and back.
10. The actress was wearing a beautiful designer gown and silk shawl decorated with glass beaded [fringe].
11. We saw a couple of really great plays at the [fringe] festival last year, so we're definitely planning to go again this year.
12. The park is [fringed] with maple trees.
13. The [fringe] parties only managed to win about 2% of the popular vote.
14. A number of today's most widely-held theories had their origins as [fringe] science.
15. The people on the [fringes] of society often must rely on charity to make ends meet.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • fringe — [frɪndʒ] adjective [only before a noun] COMMERCE relating to something that is in addition to the main or most important part of something: • The company is a fringe player in the US with less than 2% of the car market. • We were spending a lot… …   Financial and business terms

  • fringe — [frinj] n. [ME frenge < OFr frenge, fringe < VL * frimbia, metathesis of LL fimbria, a fringe, border < L fimbriae, shreds, fibers] 1. a border or trimming of cords or threads, hanging loose or tied in bunches 2. a) anything like this [a …   English World dictionary

  • Fringe — (fr[i^]nj), n. [OF, fringe, F. frange, prob. fr. L. fimbria fiber, thread, fringe, cf. fibra fiber, E. fiber, fimbriate.] 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp, projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fringe — Fringe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fringed} (fr[i^]njd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fringing}.] To adorn the edge of with a fringe or as with a fringe. [1913 Webster] Precipices fringed with grass. Bryant. [1913 Webster] {Fringing reef}. See {Coral reefs}, under …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fringe — early 14c., from O.Fr. frenge thread, strand, fringe, hem (early 14c.), from V.L. *frimbia, metathesis of L. fimbriae (pl.) fibers, threads, fringe, of uncertain origin. Figurative sense of outer edge, margin, is first recorded 1894. As a verb,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fringe — This ornamental edging to articles of apparel dates from a very early period. It was originally the ends of the threads which composed the material, fastened together to prevent their unravelling, and consisted therefore of as many coloured… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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  • fringe — ► NOUN 1) a border of threads, tassels, or twists, used to edge clothing or material. 2) chiefly Brit. the front part of someone s hair, cut so as to hang over the forehead. 3) a natural border of hair or fibres in an animal or plant. 4) the… …   English terms dictionary

  • fringe — I noun border, brink, edge, extremity, fimbriation, frontier, furthest point, furthest reach, limit, margin, outskirt, parameter, penumbra, periphery, skirt, verge II index border, edge (border), extremity ( …   Law dictionary


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