HyperDic: fringe

English > 8 senses of the word fringe:
NOUNshapefringe, periphery, outer boundarythe outside boundary or surface of something
locationfringe, outskirta part of the city far removed from the center
phenomenonfringe, interference fringeone of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
groupfringea social group holding marginal or extreme views
bodyfringe, banga border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
artifactfringean ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
VERBcreationfringeadorn with a fringe
contactfringedecorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
fringe > pronunciation
Soundsfrih'njh
Rhymesbinge ... unhinge: 14 rhymes with ihnjh...
English > fringe: 8 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe outside boundary or surface of something.
Synonymsperiphery, outer boundary
Broaderboundary, edge, boundA line determining the limits of an area
Spanishborde, periferia
Catalanperifèria, vora
Adjectivesfringyat or constituting / constituting a border or edge
English > fringe: 8 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA part of the city far removed from the center.
Synonymoutskirt
Partssuburb, suburbia, suburban areaA residential district located on the outskirts of a city
Broadercity districtA district of a town or city
Catalanafores
English > fringe: 8 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningOne of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light.
Synonyminterference fringe
Broaderoptical phenomenonA physical phenomenon related to or involving light
English > fringe: 8 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA social group holding marginal or extreme views.
Example"members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishextremista, orla, radical
Catalanorla, radical
English > fringe: 8 senses > noun 5, body
MeaningA border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead.
Synonymbang
Broaderhairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coifThe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
Spanishflequillo
Catalanserrell
English > fringe: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAn ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels.
BroaderedgingBorder consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
Catalanserrell
Adjectivesfringyat or constituting / constituting a border or edge
Verbsfringedecorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
fringeadorn with a fringe
English > fringe: 8 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningadorn with a fringe.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The weaver fringed the scarf"
CategoryhandicraftA craft that requires skillful hands
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishflecar, orlar
Nounsfringean ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
English > fringe: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningdecorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"fur fringed the hem of the dress"
Broadersurround, environ, ring, skirt, borderExtend on all sides of simultaneously
Spanishrodear
Nounsfringean ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels

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