Definition of fringing in English:



mass noun
  • Material used to make a fringe.

    ‘even the simplest tablecloth is elegant if edged with fringing’
    • ‘The pair's work, reviving the ancient art of decoration using fringing, trimming and braiding is reflected in their home.’
    • ‘The fringing of the furniture also harks back to the 1670s by being straight, rather than bunched in the serpentine line characteristic of the following decade.’
    • ‘Becky and Lorelei both saw spots, while Ethel set off an otherwise unassuming grey fan skirt with pink fringing and haphazard pink patches.’
    • ‘We can also make this bag optionally with gold or silver metallic fringing or with really wonderful antique gold fringing that we recently saved from a pair of old church hangings.’