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American English: /frɪndʒ/
British English: /frɪn(d)ʒ/

Translation of fringe in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (on shawl, carpet, tablecloth)
    Example sentences
    • Much of the vigor of the textile traditions of Mahdia comes through the embellishment of woven cloth with embroidery and the addition of fringes, tassels, and pompoms.
    • Being a very feminine line, rounded shapes, inverted pleats, fringes, deconstructed cuts and chunky buttons feature in the collection.
    • She was wearing a floral silk shirt with a fringe and a denim miniskirt.
    1.2 (of trees, houses)
    Example sentences
    • Eighty-five percent of at-risk American farms are on the fringes of urban areas.
    • Initially, stations were located on the fringes of the urban area to ease access and economize on land costs.
    • Like most early projects, it replaced an area of run-down, overcrowded, squalid dwellings on the fringes of the downtown area.
  • 3 (periphery) (often plural) on the fringe(s) of the town
    en la periferia de la ciudad
    to live on the fringe(s) of society
    vivir al margen de la sociedad
    the extremist fringe of the party
    el sector extremista del partido
    (before noun) (area/group)
    fringe theatre (British)
    teatro (masculine) alternativo or experimental

transitive verb

  • 1 (decorate with fringe)
    ponerle un fleco a
    Example sentences
    • Painted dragons hold up these canvasses, just as the carved silvered and tinted flying dragons support the blue silk satin window draperies, fringed with gold tassels.
    • This frame has a leather mat and hanging strap, and is fringed with scrap yarn.
    • It was pulled tight over my stomach and bust, and was fringed with white fluff on the hem of the dress and ends of the sleeves.
  • 2 (border) fringed with fur
    con una orla de piel
    Example sentences
    • And outside only a bird's mournful cry broke the stillness of the timeless, winding country lanes and mile upon rolling mile of flat farm land fringed by the sea.
    • Columbia University walkways are still fringed with snow from late winter storms.
    • However, they're fringed with mature cherry trees.
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