lunatic fringe


lunatic fringe

noun

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

Full Definition of LUNATIC FRINGE

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

Examples of LUNATIC FRINGE

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

First Known Use of LUNATIC FRINGE

1913

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