Synonyms of fringe in English:

fringe


See definition of fringe

noun

1‘he lived on the city's northern fringe’

SYNONYMS

perimeter, periphery, border, borderline, margin, rim, outer edge, edge, extremity, limit

outer limits, limits, borders, bounds, outskirts, marches

literary marge, bourn, skirt

rare ambit

ANTONYMS

middle

2‘the curtains are blue with a honey-coloured fringe’

SYNONYMS

edging, edge, border, hem, trimming, frill, flounce, ruffle

tassels

archaic purfle


adjective

1‘he played small parts in fringe theatre’

SYNONYMS

unconventional, unorthodox, offbeat, alternative, avant-garde, experimental, innovative, innovatory, radical, extreme

peripheral, unofficial

North American left-field, off Broadway

informal way out

ANTONYMS

mainstream


verb

1‘she fringed the edges of the cloak with black velvet’

SYNONYMS

trim, hem, edge, border, rim, bind, braid

tassel

decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, finish

archaic purfle

rare befringe, befrill

2‘the lake is fringed by a belt of trees’

SYNONYMS

border, edge, bound, skirt, line, hem, flank, verge, surround, enclose, encircle, circle, encompass, ring, circumscribe

literary gird, girdle, engird

rare compass, environ