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lunatic fringe

noun

Simple Definition of lunatic fringe

  • : the members of a political or social group or movement who have the most extreme or foolish ideas

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lunatic fringe

  1. :  the members of a usually political or social movement espousing extreme, eccentric, or fanatical views

Examples of lunatic fringe in a sentence

  1. His nomination is opposed by the party's lunatic fringe.



1913

First Known Use of lunatic fringe

1913


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