on the fringe(s)

Definition of on the fringe(s)

:on the outer edge (of something)
  • They lived on the fringe of the forest.
often used figuratively
  • He has been working for years on the fringes of the entertainment industry.

Word by Word Definitions

fringe play
  1. : an ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band

  2. : something resembling a fringe : edge, periphery

  3. : bang:4

  1. : to furnish or adorn with a fringe

  2. : to serve as a fringe for : border

  1. : the 19th letter of the English alphabet

  2. : a graphic representation of this letter

  3. : a speech counterpart of orthographic s

  1. sulfur

  1. — compare 1-es

  1. used to form adverbs denoting usual or repeated action or state

  1. — compare 2-es


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