Definition of fringe benefit in English:

fringe benefit

Line breaks: fringe bene|fit

noun

  • An extra benefit supplementing an employee’s money wage or salary, for example a company car, private health care, etc.: some occupations offer an employer’s pension as a fringe benefit
    More example sentences
    • Some important sources of income, like fringe benefits paid for by employers and in-kind welfare benefits, are excluded.
    • Current law taxes the fringe benefits of these shareholders.
    • Outcomes refers to salaries, recognition, fringe benefits, seniority rights and the like.
    Synonyms
    added extra, additional benefit, privilege, benefit, advantage, bonus, dividend, extra, plus, premium, consideration, reward; North American lagniappe
    informal perk, freebie, plus, plus point
    formal perquisite
    rare appanage

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