fringe benefit


: something extra (such as vacation time) that is given by an employer to workers in addition to their regular pay

Full Definition of FRINGE BENEFIT

:  an employment benefit (as a pension or a paid holiday) granted by an employer that has a monetary value but does not affect basic wage rates
:  any additional benefit <increased energy is a fringe benefit of regular exercise>

First Known Use of FRINGE BENEFIT



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