1. [ noun ] the outside boundary or surface of something
Synonyms: periphery outer_boundary
Related terms: boundary
2. [ adjective ] at or constituting a border or edge
Synonyms: marginal fringy edge

"the marginal strip of beach"

Related terms: peripheral
3. [ noun ] (geography) a part of the city far removed from the center
Synonyms: outskirt

"they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"

Related terms: city_district suburb
4. [ verb ] adorn with a fringe

"The weaver fringed the scarf"

Related terms: decorate handicraft
5. [ noun ] edging consisting of hanging threads or tassels
Related terms: edging
6. [ noun ] a social group holding marginal or extreme views

"members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"

Related terms: social_group
7. [ verb ] decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe

"fur fringed the hem of the dress"

Related terms: surround
Similar spelling:   fringed