Fringe – meaning of the word and examples

The outer or less important part of an area, group, or activity. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A decorative edge of hanging narrow strips of material or threads on a piece of clothing or material: (Cambridge Dictionary)

An ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material. (Oxford Dictionary)

The front part of a person’s hair cut so as to hang over the forehead. (Oxford Dictionaries)

fringe is hair which is cut so that it hangs over your forehead. (Collins Dictionary)

fringe is a decoration attached to clothes, or other objects such as curtains, consisting of a row of hanging strips or threads. (Collins Dictionary)

To be on the fringe or the fringes of a place means to be on the outside edge of it, or to be in one of the parts that are farthest from its centre. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Fringe. Your Dictionary.

https://www.yourdictionary.com/fringe

Fringe. Meaning in the Cambridge Dictionary.

Pretty colorful (green, red, blue) woven Mexican scarves with tassels hanging outside a shop, against a vibrant yellow wall. Some copy space on the yellow wall at the bottom of the frame.

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/fringe

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