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
: an ornamental border consisting of short straight or twisted threads or strips hanging from cut or raveled edges or from a separate band
: something resembling a fringe : edge, periphery
: to furnish or adorn with a fringe
: to serve as a fringe for : border
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