Synonyms of fringe


1. periphery, fringe, outer boundary, boundary, edge, bound

usage: the outside boundary or surface of something

2. outskirt, fringe, city district

usage: a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"

3. fringe, interference fringe, optical phenomenon

usage: one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light

4. fringe, social group

usage: a social group holding marginal or extreme views; "members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"

5. bang, fringe, hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif

usage: a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead

6. fringe, edging

usage: an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels


1. fringe, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: adorn with a fringe; "The weaver fringed the scarf"

2. fringe, surround, environ, ring, skirt, border

usage: decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe; "fur fringed the hem of the dress"

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