Definitions For Fringe


  • An ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
  • A border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
  • A social group holding marginal or extreme views
  • A part of the city far removed from the center
  • One of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
  • The outside boundary or surface of something
  • A border made of hanging threads used to decorate the edge of something (such as clothing, rugs, and curtains)
  • A narrow area along the edge of something
  • An area of activity that is related to but not part of whatever is central or most widely accepted : a group of people with extreme views or unpopular opinions


  • Decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
  • Adorn with a fringe
  • To decorate (something) with a fringe
  • To go along or around (something)

Is Fringe a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Fringe is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Fringe in a Sentence

  • A lampshade with a fringe
  • A fringe of moss around the tree
  • A party on the political fringe
  • A jungle fringed the shore.
  • The orchestral pit fringed the edge of the stage

Synonyms for Fringe

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