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Synonyms of fringe in English:


  • 1 the city's northern fringe
    perimeter, periphery, border, borderline, margin, rim, outer edge, edge, extremity, limit;
    outer limits, limits, borders, bounds, outskirts
    literary marge
    [Antonyms] middle
  • 2 the curtains with the yellow fringe
    edging, edge, border, trimming, frill, flounce, ruffle;
    archaic purfle
  • adjective

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  • 1 fringe theater
    unconventional, unorthodox, alternative, avant-garde, experimental, innovative, left-field, innovatory, radical, extreme;
    informal offbeat, way out
    [Antonyms] mainstream
  • verb

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  • 1 a robe of gold, fringed with black velvet
    decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, finish
    archaic purfle
  • 2 the lake is fringed by a belt of trees
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