Definition of 'fringe'
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Labour is now effectively dead as anything more than a fringe party. The Sun (2016)The shorter the overall hair length, the shorter the fringe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She may suddenly cut in a fringe and then you'll be sorry. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She then signalled to a Tory conference fringe meeting she may be willing to launch a passport design competition. The Sun (2016)If some on the wilder fringes of society have their way, he will be lucky to survive until his inauguration in January. The Sun (2016)Much more campaigning will take place on the conference fringe. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The time she cut off her fringe the day before being a bridesmaid. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So is this man the saviour of fringe theatre? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The brute is seen in a blue hoodie and with a floppy hair fringe. The Sun (2010)That group then moves to the fringes of society. The Sun (2009)For parents food provides extra fringe benefits. Positive Parent Power (1991)The right fringe of the party sets the tone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or cut a fringe to hide behind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She may not have time for fringe theatre. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Since then he has continued to explore the fringes of society with his camera. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Conduct a wage and fringe benefit survey if necessary. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)Police yesterday released a sketch showing how he would look as a female with long dark hair and a fringe. The Sun (2012)All jellyfish have stinging tentacles to catch food but these moon jellies have only a short fringe along their outer edge. The Sun (2009)Melbourne, as a fire reached the forested fringes of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When your party was still just a ginger group on the fringes, it had little impact. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Often, the only thing that it takes to bring the fringe to the centre is exposure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Still, by and large it is a fringe activity for most of us. Christianity Today (2000)The issue was one of the themes at the Times fringe meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such language represents an extreme fringe but the Government is concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Alas, such attacks are not limited to radical fringe groups. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Her makeover also included a new hairstyle - a short fringe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Design was a fringe activity, a luxury addition to the serious business of making money. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tonight I am addressing a conference fringe meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In the process, the Arctic has moved from the fringes to the centre stage of international relations. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)For 50 years the green belts have done a good job, but now much of the land on city fringes is suffering degradation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'fringe'
British English: fringe /frɪndʒ/ NOUN
hair A fringe is hair which is cut so that it hangs over your forehead.
- American English: bangs hair
- Arabic: قُصَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: franja
- Chinese: 边缘
- Croatian: šiške
- Czech: ofina
- Danish: pandehår
- Dutch: pony
- European Spanish: flequillo
- Finnish: otsatukka
- French: frange
- German: Pony Frisur
- Greek: φράντζα
- Italian: frangia
- Japanese: 切下げ前髪
- Korean: 가장자리
- Norwegian: pannelugg
- Polish: grzywka
- European Portuguese: franja
- Romanian: breton
- Russian: челка
- Spanish: flequillo
- Swedish: lugg
- Thai: ผมหน้าม้า
- Turkish: kakül
- Ukrainian: чубчик
- Vietnamese: tóc mái
British English: fringe NOUN
clothes A fringe is a decoration attached to clothes, or other objects such as curtains, consisting of a row of hanging strips or threads.
The jacket had leather fringes.
British English: fringe NOUN
place To be on the fringe or the fringes of a place means to be on the outside edge of it, or to be in one of the parts that are farthest from its center.
...black townships located on the fringes of the city.
British English: fringe ADJECTIVE
Fringe groups or events are less important or popular than other related groups or events.
The monarchists are a small fringe group who quarrel fiercely among themselves.
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